1. North West
  2. Cumbria
  3. Bowness-on-Windermere

Attraction Information

Explore the Lake District’s award-winning museum. A vibrant, family-friendly place dedicated to the boats, people and the rich history of Windermere, England’s largest natural lake.Our spectacular museum reflects industry and engineering in one of England’s most famously beautiful locations, the Lake District National Park. A working destination, committed to conserving, saving and sharing its internationally important collection of boats and objects - learn, create and be inspired. There are hands-on interactive exhibits, boat trips on the lake, a model boating pond, special exhibitions and creative workshops for families, a meadow with lakeshore path to burn off steam and a children's menu in the cafe to refuel and relax. Picnic benches outside with views of the lake and fells are perfect if you want to bring your own snacks. The cafe and outdoor spaces welcome dogs on leads. The site is accessible for pushchairs.
Parking/Public Transport
Car parking is free for up to 4hrs for museum and cafe visitors. Nearest bus stop in central Bowness or Bowness Pier is a 12 minute walkWindermere Train Station is 20 minute walk Windermere Lake Cruises red route calls at the museum jetty during summer
Suggested Time
half a day
Ticket Options
Tickets on the door are available
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Opening Times

Monday: 10:00 - 17:00

Tuesday: 10:00 - 17:00

Wednesday: 10:00 - 17:00

Thursday: 10:00 - 17:00

Friday: 10:00 - 17:00

Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00

Sunday: 10:00 - 17:00

Seasonal Hours: November-March 10:00-16:00 April-October 10:00-17:00

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Pricing & Tickets

Adult £9
Student £7
Child (15 and under) £4.50
Child (4 and under) Free
Lakeland Arts Members Free
Family (1 adult + up to 3 children) £15.50
Family (2 adult + up to 3 children) £24.50

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Yes, there is parking onsite and nearby.

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Contact Details

Rayrigg Rd, Windermere LA23 1BN, UK
LA23 1BN

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