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10. The Armitt Collection

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The Armitt Collection


The Armitt Collection showcases the diversity of Lakeland history and culture, from the Romans to Beatrix Potter and the artist Kurt Schwitters. There is an outstanding collection of Beatrix Potter's watercolour drawings, who also bequeathed her collection of 450 fungi!  You can enjoy changing exhibitions and interactive displays for families, and the museum shop sells a range of Made in Cumbria gifts.

The Armitt Collection Address:
The Armitt Collection
Museum & Library, Rydal Road
Ambleside, Cumbria
LA22 9BL       
England, UK
                                                                     
The Armitt Collection Opening Times:
Museum 

Open seven days a week 10.00am - 5.00pm (last admission 4.30pm)

Library
Open Tuesdays and Fridays 10.00am - 4.30pm, other days by arrangement
Please telephone for Christmas opening times.
 
The Armitt Collection Admission:
Free

T  +44 (0)15394 31212

F  +44 (0)15394 31313

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