Armitt Library and Museum


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Armitt Library and Museum Centre Rydal Road
Ambleside
Cumbria
LA22 9BL
England

  • Phone: 01539 431212

The Armitt is a unique place combining Gallery, Museum and Library. It is a treasure-house for scholarship and fun, art and entertainment. It encapsulates all that is best about Lakeland and its people and preserves that essence for future generations to enjoy. The Armitt is situated in Ambleside, Cumbria, in the very heart of the magnificent English Lake District.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Mon-Sat 10:00 to 17:00

Charges:

Admission charges apply. Please contact museum for more details.

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Education facilities available
  • Library with public access
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Shop
  • Study facilities
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas

Services:

  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Foreign language leaflet or brochure available
  • General guide to collections available
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Public access available to collections information
  • Specialist publications on collections available
  • Touch exhibits

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