Mine near Keswick

Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum


Activities for all the family, from budding geologists to hopeful prospectors. Take an underground tour or try mineral panning.

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What makes it special

  • Explore the mine
  • Practice your geological skills

Opening Hours

The Museum is open daily from 10.00am - 5.00pm from Easter until the end of October half term including bank holidays


Admission to site (includes the museum)  Adults £3.00   Children under 16 £1.50

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Railway Adults £3.00 Children £1.50

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Underground Tour (Generally 11.30, 1.30, 3.30)
Adults £5.00
Children £3.00 (Minimum age 7)

Mineral panning £3.00 per pan

Hostels nearby

YHA Keswick External

YHA Keswick

Free wi-fi
Licensed bar
Private rooms available

Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum

KESWICK, Cumbria, CA12 4TT

Map references

OS Map: 90

OS Grid Ref: NY 326 244

Lat/Lng: 54.610611, -3.044074

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

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