The Armitt Museum - Ambleside

Portrait of the artist Kurt Schwitters

Explore the history of Ambleside in this unique museum setting. Whilst enjoying our rich Lakeland heritage ...Listen to controversial John Ruskin. Watch a lantern slide show. Take an interactive 'birds-eye' view of the Lakeland landscape through the magic of photographer Herbert Bell. Learn about Oscar Gnospelius the early seaplane pioneer. Admire the treasury of Beatrix Potter's original natural history watercolours never before displayed or browse the signifcant collection of local artwork by the influential 20th century artist Kurt Schwitters.

Contact Information

The Armitt Gallery, Museum & Library
Rydal Road
Tel: 015394 31212