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Lord and Lady Armstrong used their wealth, art and science in a most ingenious way, and Cragside house was the first in the world to be lit by hydroelectricity. Cragside features exhibits related to: costume and textiles, decorative and applied art, weapons and war, natural sciences, maritime, science and technology, fine art and personalities. Key themes, people and exhibits in the museum include: first house to be lit by hydro-electricity, 19thc norman shaw furniture and william armstrong.

Alternative name:

en Cragside - National Trust

NE65 7PX Rothbury

Museum type(s)

History & Anthropology Science & Technology



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  • Restaurant

  • Museum shop

  • Wheelchair accessible


Cragside, Rothbury, England


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