As a part of Lakeland Arts, Windermere Jetty Museum is a spectacular new attraction that reflects the lakes 200-year-old boating history to life through the stories of its boats, builders, owners and sailors. Based in one of England's most beautiful locations, the Lake District National Park, this is a working destination committed to conserving, saving, and sharing its internationally important collection.
As one of the first contemporary buildings to be constructed along the shore of Lake Windermere, this museum boasts brilliant views, a fascinating history and aims to actively involve visitors in the crafts and traditions that built their boat collection.
You’ll be taken on a spectacular journey back in time through our carefully conserved collection and engaging displays, both indoors and outdoors, at one of the most picturesque lakeside attractions in the area. The museum hosts lake and boat inspired events all-year-round for all ages.
Additionally, for any hungry visitors there's a café on site. With incredible views stretching across Windermere Lake, they serve a varied menu of locally sourced and inspired dishes.
NEW Family friendly activities- WRECKED!
Their new season of family-friendly activities, uncovers the hidden treasures and sunken secrets of Windermere’s most intriguing shipwrecks.
WRECKED! inspires a sense of adventure for all by exploring the hidden depths of Windermere through lost ships and revealing the human impact on the lake.
Plus the fully restored heritage boat Motor Vessel Penelope II returns to the water for passenger trips.