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Lakeland Motor Museum

Old Blue Mill Backbarrow LA12 8TA 01539 530 400

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The Lake District’s newest blockbuster museum traces the history of the automobile. Dull? Not on your life, since inside the enormous blue hangar there’s a fascinating collection of classic cars and vintage vehicles, not to mention boneshaker bikes, tin toys and an entire recreated 1930s garage. It’s an impressive affair, sited in handsome riverside buildings – there’s a café with a waterside deck – and with a separate section dealing with the speed-freak Campbell family, Sir Malcolm and son Donald, who broke many land and water speed records in their famous Bluebird racing machines.

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Adults £7.80, family ticket £23.


  • Café
  • Gift Shop
  • Parking
  • Wheelchair Access

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Easter–Oct daily 10am–5.30pm; Nov–Easter daily 10am–4.30pm.

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