A view from the main hall from our viewing gallery

Welcome to Lakeland Motor Museum

A fascinating collection of some 30,000 exhibits which trace the development of road transport throughout the twentieth century - motor cars, motorbikes, cycles and automobila.

Explore Our Collections
Image of the Campbell Bluebird exhibition inside it's own gallery space

Speed Kings

Visit our tribute to the racing Campbells, Sir Malcolm and son Donald, who between them captured 21 world land and water speed records for Great Britain, in the Bluebird series of cars and boats.

Campbell Bluebird Exhibition
A view of the main exhibition hall.

Classic cars and stunning motor vehicles all under one roof

Vintage and Veteran, Classic, Curious and Comical, Majestic, Weird and Wonderful.

Explore our car collection
An image of classic licence plates from around the world on a wall of the museum.

Automobilia from around the world

We’ve got probably the largest collection of motoring of memorabilia in the UK.

Exhibits on show
Recreation of a 1960s street scene

Much more than just a motor museum

Explore our fantastic recreations of period shops, a 1920s garage and 1950s cafe and find out about local history and motoring in the Lake District.

Interactive map
Aerial photo of museum with river

Combine your visit with a cruise on Lake Windermere

Our amazing location at the southern tip of Lake Windermere is within easy reach of cruises from Lakeside Pier. See our combined tickets with Windermere Lake Cruises.

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Welcome to Lakeland Motor Museum

Explore our fascinating collection of over 30,000 exhibits that trace the development of road transport throughout the twentieth century - cycles, motorbikes, motor cars and automobilia.

Housed in a converted mill in the heart of the Lake District, we’re minutes from Lake Windermere and offer joint tickets with Windermere Lake Cruises and other local attractions.

Much more than just a motor museum, our local history and period shopping displays, authentic recreations and picturesque riverside cafe makes it a great day out for the whole family.

OPEN TODAY 9:30am to 4.30pm
We're open every day except Christmas Day


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Lakeland Historic Car Club

Lakeland Historic Car Club

Date: 7th March 2020 All Day

The Lakeland Historic Car Club meet on the first Saturday of every month at the museum and Cafe...

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Opening Times

Open daily 9:30am - 4:30pm

1952 TVR 2 - the oldest surviving TVR

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