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The Ruskin Museum
The Ruskin Museum

The Ruskin Museum opened in 1901 to celebrate the life, work and influence of the Victorian cultural and social pundit, John Ruskin. It holds important Ruskin collections, including watercolours, drawings, sketch books, crystals, and personalia. Other displays feature W. G. Collingwood; Arthur Ransome; Donald Campbell and 'Bluebird'; and local history and geology. Follow the Bluebird Project at

The Ruskin Museum

Yewdale Road, Coniston, Cumbria LA21 8DU England

015394 41164

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  • 24 October 2021

    Looking for half-term inspiration? Come rain or shine, join us for an imagination-filled journey through the history of craftsmanship and storytelling, with sixth generation Romani master storyteller Richard O'Neill. Free, booking essential: