The Beacon Museum

Cumbria, CA28 7LY

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The Beacon traces the rich history of this fascinating corner of the Western Lake District through excellent interactive displays.

The Harbour Gallery has a full programme of exhibitions all year, ranging from local community exhibitions to national exhibitions such as Wildlife Photographer of the Year. Visitors can enjoy panoramic views of the Georgian town and harbour from the fourth floor Viewing Gallery. New for 2016 is a fourth floor extension with extra gallery space and a bespoke science and events building for national touring exhibitions.

Venue information

Opening times

Tue – Sun, 10am – 4.40pm

Open Mon during school holidays and Bank Holiday Mondays

Closed 24 – 26 Dec

"Art Fund" is the operating name of the National Art Collections Fund, a charity registered in England and Wales (209174) and Scotland (SC038331)