Trip Planner:   Europe  /  UK  /  England  /  Cumbria  /  Lake District  /  Kendal  /  Museums  /  Kendal Museum

Kendal Museum, Kendal

(85+ reviews on the web)
Specialty Museum Museum
Kendal Museum is located in Kendal. Make Kendal Museum part of your personalized Kendal itinerary using our Kendal trip generator.
Create a full Kendal itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Kendal

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Kendal by other users

2 days in Lake District BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, relaxing, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: June, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 11 days in England BY A USER FROM CANADA March, teens, historic sites, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, teens, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Lake District & Birmingham BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, kids, culture, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 21 days in Lake District BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Lake District BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Kendal BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Lake District BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, kids, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: June, kids, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 5 days in Kendal BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES July, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Carlisle & Kendal BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: September, culture, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 17 days in Lake District BY A USER FROM MALTA July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Lake District BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM May, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: May, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Visited this museum and was really impressed on how many different exhibits there were. Fascinating. My personal favourite was animal exhibition, which was well thought about. Made the exhibition real...  more »
  • Even though directly opposite the railway station, many people miss this wonderful collection of local history, from the Romans Watercrook fort) to fell walking writer Wainwright. Many people think "K...  more »
  • Me and my partner visited the museum as part of a day trip around Kendal, very cheap to get in and staff very friendly! We just found the museum very quiet and quite stuffy inside! A lot more could be...  more »
Google
  • Been here a few times and think it's brilliant, it not only facinating for the items it holds but also shows how people through time with it's it's unbelievable collections spent their hobby time. If you look around closely at the interior of the building and beyond the displays in the closed off areas,(in the main upstairs look up at the ceiling and over the displays) you'll notice more original amazing stuff. There is a black and white photograph of how the museum use to display items with glass cases in rows, look at the ceiling in it and you'll see it hasn't changed.
  • This is an interesting if somewhat idiosyncratic museum, with different collections that have been given or added over the years. There is not much coherence to the place, but that adds to its 'charm'. There is a good attempt to make sense of it all but it probably needs £1/2 million to make it really work.
  • Wonderful museum, which is packed full with history. Would recommend to anybody into history.
  • Having lived in Kendal all my life I had never visited the museum until recently and I was pleasantly surprised. Definitely worth a visit for all.
  • We visited the museum as a Scout Group whilst staying in area. Margaret was extremely accommodating for young people and took time to introduce and provide a trail around the exhibits. We will be using the experience towards badge work. I would recommend a visit.