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Penrith and Eden Museum

World War One (WW1) Exhibition - from 30 September 2014

Penrith and Eden Museum's exhibition features WW1 memorabilia from the museum's collection and items which have been loaned or donated. An appeal for memorabilia is currently being run. Read more about the appeal for WW1 memorabilia.

Finds Day - Thursday 30 October between 11am and 4pm.

Penrith and Eden Museum's finds day gives you the opportunity to bring objects you have found in your garden, on the beach, metal detecting or while out walking into the museum to be identified by Portable Antiquities Officer. Read more about the finds day.

Friends of Penrith and Eden Museum

The Penrith Breweries - Tuesday 18 November 2014

Talk by Janice Wrench

The Watermill, Acorn Bank - Tuesday 20 January 2015

Talk by Richard Harland and Bob Price

Whaling out of Whitehaven - Tuesday 17 February 2015

'A perilous situation: Whaling from Whitehaven in the 18th and 19th Centuries' talk by Dr Rob David

Dr David will bring his books to sell at a discounted price.

Annual General Meeting and short talks - Tuesday 21 April 2015

Meeting is followed by short talks given by three members

All talks start at 2pm at the Quaker Meeting House, Meeting House Lane, Penrith CA11 7TR

Past events

Past events

Above are examples of events and activities that we have run in the past, some of which we hope to run again in the future.

Arts Award Support
1914 - 2014 WW1: Local Voices Penrith and Eden Museum
Children at a drop in session at Penrith and Eden Museum
Museum finds day

If you have an idea for an event or an activity please contact us on the details below.

Contact the Museum Curators

  • Email: museum@eden.gov.uk
  • Telephone: 01768 865105
  • Address: Penrith and Eden Museum, Robinson School, Penrith CA11 7PT

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