Welcome to The Beacon Museum

We are currently not open for the remainder of the day, however we are open tomorrow at 10:00.

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WHAT’S ON

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EXHIBITION

21st October 2023 – 15 April 2024 

MINI GOLF: CUMBERLAND EDITION

Discover the historic sites of Cumbria in our playable 9 hole mini golf course. Booking is recommended.

Included in museum admission.

 

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EXHIBITION

20 January 2024 – 15 April 2024

L. S. LOWRY

Discover the work of L. S. Lowry, his connection to Cumberland, and his friendships with Cumbrian artists.

LS Lowry Oldfield Road Dwellings 1929 © The Lowry Collection, Salford

Image credit: Oldfield Road Dwelling 1929 © The Lowry Collection, Salford

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MUSEUM EVENT

17 February, 16 March, 23 March 2024 

L. S. Lowry’s Cleator Moor Walk and Talk

Join Tony Calvin, co-curator of our L. S. Lowry exhibition, for a walking tour of Cleator Moor and learn the stories behind paintings such as The Elite Fish and Chip Shop and The Broken Window.

 

Cumberland Sports exihibition image showing a bust of the head of Cumbrian Fell Runner, Joss Naylor

L. S. Lowry

Discover the story of artist L S Lowry and his Cumberland connection.

20 January 2024 – 14 April 2024 | The Light and Dark Gallery

Image credit: Oldfield Road Dwelling 1929 © The Lowry Collection, Salford

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YOUR VISIT

Discover our past, present and future.

VISIT

Everything you need to know on visiting The Beacon Museum. 

GALLERIES

Whether you’re 4 or 104, there is something for everyone to enjoy at The Beacon Museum.

HOWLING WOLF ARTISAN BAKERY AND CAFE

Sit back and relax with family and friends and enjoy a delicious bite to eat in the Café.

THE BEACON PORTAL

Looking to hire a room? Well look no further.

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HARBOUR AND TOWN TRAIL 

 

There is more to discover at Whitehaven Harbour!

Use the West Cumbria with the Beacon Museum App to find points of interest along the trail and the use the GPS enabled map to track your progress.