The Beacon originally opened to visitors back in July1996. In June 2008, after a major redevelopment, we were officially reopened by HRH Queen Elizabeth II.
We are now open after an exciting redisplay, incorporating the history of the nuclear industry in Copeland - "The Sellafield Story".
*Special summer family ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children) - unlimited number of visits for 4 weeks from date of purchase for £15. Available to purchase from 19th July to 31st August 2014. Tickets non-transferable. Valid ID must be shown on repeat visits*
We continue to offer easy access, guided tours, room hire, group bookings, gallery exhibitions, events and activities. We even have educational services, and groups and clubs.
Come explore with us!