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Penrith and Eden Museum

Celebrating 100 years of Brownies - from 5 May to 16 June

The museum will be hosting a display of 10 beautiful felt wall hangings designed and made by Brownie packs in the Penrith and Eden area. The 85cm by 1000cm hanging depicts each group’s design of the Owl going forward into the future. They form part of a project led by artist, Karen MacDougall, for Girl Guiding Cumbria North and supported by the Trefoil Guild working with 1000 Brownies and their leaders across Cumbria.

Free Half Term Workshop: Exploring symmetry - Thursday 28th May, 1pm to 3pm

Create your own stunning symmetrical painting.  Explore the museum and follow our trail to discover symmetrical object.  Handle real objects and take our symmetry challenge.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information contact the curators on 01768 865105 or

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.

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
Penrith Museum Owl Wall Hanging composite
Painted Butterfly

If you have an idea for an event or an activity please contact us.

To contact the Museum Curators:

See contact Penrith and Eden Museum.

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