Kendal Museum


Kendal Museum is a local museum in Kendal, Cumbria, on the edge of the Lake District in northwest England. It was founded in 1796 and includes collections of local archaeology, history, geology and a natural history collection from around the globe. The museum also features a changing programme of temporary exhibitions and displays, events, walks and talks. The Museum has a large natural history taxidermy collection, including a stuffed polar bear and a model of a dodo.The Museum is open five days per week from Tuesday to Saturday. There is a charge of £2 for admission.In April 2011, Kendal Museum achieved the Visitor Attraction Quality Assurance Scheme (VAQAS) assessment, awarded by Visit England.Kendal Museum is managed by Kendal College on behalf of South Lakeland District Council. and is part of the Arts and Media Campus at the North End of Kendal.




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