Fun for all the family, rain or shine!
Learn more about the Lake District and its stunning landscape in our accessible exhibits on the ground floor.
Enjoy these stunning aerial photos of the Lake District, all taken in a single day.
History of The Lakes
Get some great ideas for days out as you take a look through how the Lake District was formed.
Touch-screen computer games
Have fun creating your own Beast of Bowness, catch a squirrel or bash some balsam!
What's on video
Take a seat and take in Lakes TV's exciting introduction to the many events happening this year from the Great North Swim to Mountain Film Festival.
Our freshwater aquarium is dedicated to white-clawed crayfish, our largest freshwater invertebrate and only native crayfish.
Crayfish live in clean streams, rivers, lakes and canals. They are closely related to lobsters and are key species in rivers and lakes. They feed on freshwater plants, insects, organic debris and sometimes even each other...