Books…Books…Books…Books…Books…Both new and Secondhand
Although museum’s speciality is Mining, Geology and Mineralogy, the museum also stock books on Lake District History, Railways and Industrial Archaeology. All books in the Lake District Mining Series by Ian Tyler are held in stock and signed copies are available.
Rocks, Minerals and Fossils are on sale for as little as 50p. The museum offer exotic minerals from all over the world, specialist local specimens and a large selection of fossils.
The museum also have crystals for Healing, Reiki, Energy Work, Colour Therapy etc. The Jewellery is made from exotic gemstones from all over the world and is all moderately priced.
The museum is approved suppliers for the British Geological Survey and it has the only shop in the county providing a full range of geological tools including picks, goggles, lenses, tumblers, polishing grits, maps and books.