The Cottage Museum

15 Castle Hill, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 1YS

Tel: 01524 64637 Email:

A tiny and intriguing 18th century cottage spread over 5 floors.

The Cottage Museum offers an intimate glimpse of early Victorian life and lets you discover gadgets and utensils used in the 19th century. You can even meet our Victorian housekeeper.

The Cottage Museum is just a short walk from Lancaster Castle and Lancaster City Museum.

  Easter - Sep
Mon 1pm - 4pm
Tue 1pm - 4pm
Wed 1pm - 4pm
Thur 1pm - 4pm
Fri 1pm - 4pm
Sat 1pm - 4pm
Sun 1pm - 4pm

All museums are open on all bank holidays between Easter and October, all museums are closed over Christmas and New Year.

We suggest you allow at least 30 minutes for your visit.

Admission charges

Save money with our Xplorer multi-pass tickets.

  • Adults £1
  • Concessions 75p
  • Accompanied children free



  • Guide dogs welcome
  • Part disabled access

Resources for schools

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