Cottage Museum

Cottage Museum, Lancaster

Cottage Museum, Lancaster

Covid-19 update

The City, Cottage and Maritime museums are currently closed. We do not have a confirmed date for reopening, but will publicise our plans once they are in place. In the meantime please follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

The Cottage Museum, facing Lancaster Castle and just a short walk from the Judges Lodgings, is part of a 1739 house, subdivided in about 1820 and furnished as an artisan's house of that date.

The museum provides an intimate glimpse of early Victorian life in a tiny and intriguing 18th century cottage spread over five floors.


  • Adults £1
  • Concessions 75p
  • Accompanied children free

Opening times (1 April to 30 September)

Monday 1pm - 4pm
Tuesday 1pm - 4pm
Wednesday 1pm - 4pm
Thursday 1pm - 4pm
Friday 1pm - 4pm
Saturday 1pm - 4pm
Sunday 1pm - 4pm

Access statement

View the Cottage Museum access statement (PDF)

Contact us

Last updated: 16 July 2020