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  1. The Uncelebrated Art of the Fowlers

    A collection of artwork, never displayed before in its entirety, is now on show at The Beacon Museum in Whitehaven.  This free exhibition of artwork from the little known but extremely talented Frank and Beryl Fowler is on display in The Harbour Gallery until 7th September.

  2. The Beacon Museum Summer Crafts

    The Beacon Museum is looking forward to a bumper summer and has some great family activities planned.

    Thursday 24th July  Knotty Norse

    Wednesday 30th July Back to the Future

    Thursday 7th August  Jolly Rogers Rock!

    Thursday 14th August  West is Best

    Thursday 21st August  Potty About Puppets

    Thursday 28th August Mosaic Madness


    All craft sessions take place at 11am to 12noon and 2pm to 3pm.  Advance booking is essential to avoid disappointment.  Suitable for ages 3 to 12 years.   Children must be accompanied by an adult. £3 per child (does not include admission to the museum)


  3. The Beacon Museum - What's On in October

    The Beacon Museum has a bumper October planned with The Big Draw, Gone Fishing crafts, Halloween Crafts and an Archaeological Finds Day.

    See details on our posters below or contact us;


    t: 01946 592302



  4. What are the opening hours of the Beacon?
  5. Can I donate something to the Beacon's collection?
  6. Welcome to The Beacon

    Welcome to the new look Beacon Museum. Want to win a free family pass to the Beacon Museum? Complete our survey to enter.

  7. The Beacon Museum "Harbour Gallery" Programme

    The Harbour Gallery is the museum's temporary exhibition space, displaying up to 6 exhibitions per year. Entry is free unless otherwise stated.

Information technology

  1. Beacon webcam

    An interactive webcam set high above Whitehaven harbour. Please note, sessions are limited to 5 minutes to ensure fair usage.


  1. Win a free family pass to the Beacon Museum

    We are currently undertaking a survey about visitors to The Beacon Museum. 

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