Situated in a microgranite quarry, the museum has been open now for ten years. The quarry itself is a RIGS site and displays contacts between the “Skiddaw Slate” and the granite intrusion, as well as other fascinating features.
A 45 minute guided tour will let you experience coffin levels, candles and total darkness.
Ride on a Steam Locomotive ‘TOM’ – a narrow gauge railway which has breathtaking views of Blencathra and the surrounding fells.
- 3.6 miles from Low Briery
- Threlkeld Quarry, Keswick, Cumbria CA12 4TT
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