As we are developing a £13m project to reopen the museum, we are currently closed.

We have raised over £3 million match funding but we still need to raise an additional £300,000 to secure the future of the Museum.

The Trust has recived funding, donations and grants towards the project from a number of different organisations and trusts and we thank the following for...

It’s full steam ahead for the Windermere Steamboat Museum since securing £9.4 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund in July.

  • Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry
    Have a look at some of the fantastic photographs that have been digitized from the...
    Wednesday 23 AprilMore.....
  • Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House
    The current exhibitions at both Abbot Hall Art Gallery and Blackwell, The Arts &...
    Wednesday 23 AprilMore.....
  • Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House
    Blackwell was built as a holiday home for Sir Edward Holt, Lady Elizabeth Holt and their...
    Friday 25 AprilMore.....
  • Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House
    Join artist Penny Hamspon to create your own tube line designed tile, inspired by the...
    Saturday 26 AprilMore.....
  • Abbot Hall Art Gallery
    Inspired by the collection and exhibitions on the wall we are hosting a pop up drawing...
    Wednesday 30 AprilMore.....
  • Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House
    Join Curator, Beth Hughes, to find out more about the House, its history and collection.
    Friday 2 MayMore.....
  • Abbot Hall Art Gallery
    Crawl at the Hall is our weekly event for the under fives. Inspired by the exhibitions,...
    Friday 2 MayMore.....
  • Abbot Hall Art Gallery
    Crawl at the Hall is our weekly event for the under fives. Inspired by the exhibitions,...
    Friday 9 MayMore.....
  • Abbot Hall Art Gallery
    Stepping into Surrealism: this first session after the Easter holiday will begin with an...
    10 MayMore.....
  • Abbot Hall Art Gallery
    Join our curator as they talk about our special exhibition, Robin Ironside: Inner Eye.
    Monday 12 MayMore.....
  • Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry
    Join James Arnold, Assistant Curator of Social History, to find out more about Kendal...
    Wednesday 14 MayMore.....
  • Abbot Hall Art Gallery
    Join us for a Museums at Night late event to hear British Surrealism expert, and...
    Thursday 15 MayMore.....
  • Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House
    Join a member of the Learning Team who will introduce you to this beautiful house and...
    Friday 16 MayMore.....
  • Abbot Hall Art Gallery
    Crawl at the Hall is our weekly event for the under fives. Inspired by the exhibitions,...
    Friday 16 MayMore.....
  • Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House
    We invite you to come dancing at Blackwell - Decadence comes back to Blackwell with a...
    Friday 16 MayMore.....
  • Abbot Hall Art Gallery
    Portraits 1: The gallery has some wonderful surreal portraits on display, including a...
    17 MayMore.....