A toy museum featuring thousands of soldier figurines has opened in Silloth.
Curator Tim Barker hopes his collection will add to the tourism experience in the town.
The toy soldiers have been collected from around the world and are from nearly every period in history.
The Armitt Museum celebrates 100 years this year and are marking it with an exhibition with contemporary elements as well as historical.
Keswick Museum and Art gallery will be transformed thanks to an injection of cash, work is expected to begin later this year.
Secret Egypt is a touring exhibition which features around 200 artefacts on loan from major Egyptology collections throughout the UK. By examining funerary objects it explores what is real and what is fake.