Windermere Jetty, Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories, Windermere

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Windermere Jetty: Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories (formerly Windermere Steamboat Museum) is a museum on the eastern shore of Windermere between Bowness-on-Windermere and the town of Windermere in Cumbria, England. It reopened in March 2019 after 12 years' closure and redevelopment work.

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  • Beautiful building but criminals running the carpark. May i suggest putting a barrier up that opens on entry and takes your reg. You then can't get out without paying or using the free voucher that...  more »
  • Our first trip out as tourists in 14 months was to the Windermere Jetty Museum. We received a warm welcome from staff and felt safe and secure on site with the Covid procedures in place. We...  more »
  • The new steamboat museum took a long time to open but it's been well worth the wait. Absolutely fantastic a real nostalgic journey into the past. The building is amazing the cafe really nice and the staff brilliant. So worth a visit.😊
  • Great place, really nice building! Just doesn’t feel like there’s as much there as there used to be in the old one. 🤷🏻‍♂️ (some of that may be curation) still well worth a look. Big fan of what they’re doing!

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