The Beacon Museum

Discover the past, present and future at the Beacon Museum, Whitehaven.

Situated between the Georgian town’s iconic mines and harbour, this museum and art gallery tells the story of historic Copeland, which boasts two world heritage sites set amongst the Lake District’s dramatic mountain and coastal landscapes.

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From Viking silver to Victorian trading ships, a vibrant collection of historic objects and artwork is accompanied by a blend of local and touring exhibitions throughout the year.

Science lovers can delve into the living heritage of the west Cumbrian nuclear industry within the interactive Sellafield Story exhibition, and revellers can take in the best view in Whitehaven from the panoramic viewing gallery.

There’s always something on at the Beacon Museum!

For more information visit or call on 01946 592302

West Strand, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 7LY.


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