Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum


A comprehensive museum reflecting the mining and quarrying heritage of the Lake District. The largest working collection of Vintage Excavators in Europe with working weekends (May 18/19 and Sept 21/22). There is a passenger carrying railway with steam and diesel locomotives with a Steam Railway Gala (July 27/28).

Contact Information

CA12 4TT
  01768 779747
  Visit the Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum website

Useful Information

Disabled access : with assistance
Opening Times : 10am-5pm.
Last Admission : Last admissions: 4.30pm.
Admission Prices : Various alternatives/group and family discounts.

Location Information