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.

The Beacon Museum

West Strand, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 7LY

01946 592302


Opening times

Tuesday – Saturday 10am – 4pm
(last admission 3pm)

Sunday 11am- 4pm
(last admission 3 pm)

Mondays closed except during school holidays

With a National Art Pass you get

Free entry
Standard entry price

Price displayed is based on a standard venue entry price. Prices may vary according to ticket type and entry day/time.

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