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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. Beacon leads the way

    Beacon press release

  5. Where can I get tourist information about Copeland?
  6. What are the opening hours of the Beacon?
  7. Is there car parking near the Beacon?
  8. How long does it take to look round the Beacon?
  9. How much does it cost to visit the Beacon?
  10. Can I donate something to the Beacon's collection?
  11. Where is the Beacon?

    The Beacon is located on the harbourside in Whitehaven, West Cumbria.

  12. Enjoying the scenery

    Visiting Copeland is a wonderful experience. Almost two thirds of the borough of Copeland lies within the Lake District National Park and offers spectacular scenery and visitor attractions without the traffic congestion experienced elsewhere.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

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