Ruskin Museum

Ruskin Museum is a small local museum in Coniston, Cumbria, northern England.

It was established in 1901 by W. G. Collingwood, an artist and antiquarian who had worked as secretary to art critic John Ruskin. The museum is both a memorial to Ruskin and a local museum covering the history and heritage of Coniston Water and the Lake District.

The museum is a registered charity in England & Wales, constituted as The Coniston Institute and Ruskin Museum.

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