The museum in Kendal is a good place to go with the children to learn about Lakes people and history, explore a typical Victorian farmers home, stroll down
Abbot Hall, Kendal
Tel: 01539 722464
Museums and Art Centres
Ages 5 - 12, All ages, Schools and Groups, Teenagers, Under 5s
(based on family of 4)
The museum in Kendal is a good place to go with the children to learn about Lakes people and history, explore a typical Victorian farmers home, stroll down the Victorian high street looking at toys, food, medicines of the past, find out about the Arts and Crafts movement in the area, discover industrial history, farming, mining, tanning and rural life before the age of tourism, investigate famous people such as Arthur Ransome and Swallows and Amazons, John Ruskin and Wordsworth. Children can take the detective trail and they have free entry.
Stay safe. Coronavirus advice is being updated daily. Many attractions are still closed, while others are starting to reopen with social distancing measures in place. Enjoy browsing the site for trips and please check directly with the venue before visiting. Let’s Go with the Children is still open and are here to help and support families with ideas and information to keep you safe and your kids entertained this summer.