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Kendal Museum, Kendal

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  • 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 »
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  • This museum is a treat. Informative with plenty of interest and variety for all tastes. Loved it...a little gem.
  • 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.
  • Great place to visit one of the gems of the town
  • 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.

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