Derwent Pencil Museum, Keswick

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Home to the largest colored pencil in the world, Derwent Pencil Museum hosts over 80,000 visitors every year. You’ll learn about the production of pencils and their importance to the local economy. The museum offers free demonstrations of colored pencil drawing. Both temporary and permanent exhibits occupy the museum's rooms, so check the website’s calendar of events before your visit. Take the guesswork out of planning a Portinscale vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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  • Lovely little shop and museum. Interesting to see how the pencil was developed and even it’s use during the war.  more »
  • Booked a slot whilst visiting Keswick. Took about an hour to view the exhibits. Interesting history and who knew making a pencil required so much production? Worth a visit, not expensive entry but...  more »

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