The Museum of Lakeland Life is a local museum in Kendal, Cumbria, northwest England.
The museum was opened in 1971 by Princess Alexandra. It won the first ever UK Museum of the Year award in 1973.
The Museum of Lakeland Life presents life in the Lake District (aka Lakeland) from the late 18th century onwards. The museum is located within the original Georgian stables of the Abbot Hall Art Gallery. It is managed by the Lakeland Arts Trust. The displays include presentations of the author Arthur Ransome and the Swallows and Amazons series of books, local photographers, and the Arts & Crafts Movement in the Lake District.
The museum is the registered office of the Arthur Ransome Society.
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Coordinates: 54°19.38′N 2°44.72′W / 54.32300°N 2.74533°W