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A few years ago it was threatened with closure, now it's about to open its doors again after a £2 million, two year revamp.
Keswick Museum and Art Gallery is hoping to attract thousands of visitors every year.
Hannah McNulty has been to see what's new at one of the Lake Districts oldest museums.
Keswick Museum and Art Gallery is opening this weekend after it was closed for two years to undergo a £2 million revamp.
The museum is going to start charging visitors again, as it has done in the past. Adults will pay £3.75 for entry and under 5s will be free. It must be self-sufficient by 2016.
Keswick Museum and Art Gallery is re-opening this week after a £2 million revamp.
It's been closed for nearly two years for the work to be carried out. There's a new entrance, extension and new and renovated displays.
The museum was originally opened in 1898 and the art gallery was added in 1905. The new refurbishment has up dated and enhanced facilities.
More than £1.75 million of funding has been awarded by The Heritage Lottery Fund.
Allerdale Borough Council, Cumbria Fells and Dales Local Action Group, and many other local organisations also pledged money towards the funding for the project.