Incredible images head for The Beacon Museum

Incredible images head for The Beacon Museum

Incredible images of wildlife are set to be unveiled in a Beacon Museum exhibition later this year. The world-renowned Wildlife Photographer of the Year photographic show will run from July 8 to September 4 at the harbourside attraction in Whitehaven. The collection,...
Lonsdale Belt takes centre stage at exhibition

Lonsdale Belt takes centre stage at exhibition

AN EXHIBITION about the ‘Yellow Earl’ of Lonsdale has been boosted by a unique star attraction. The Beacon Museum in Whitehaven has been hosting the exhibition, which charts the extravagant lifestyle of Hugh Cecil Lowther – known as The Yellow Earl...
Museum staff ready to welcome visitors

Museum staff ready to welcome visitors

STAFF and volunteers at the Beacon Museum are ready to give a warm welcome to visitors this summer. Ten colleagues recently completed the ‘Welcome to Excellence – Exceeding Visitor Expectations’ training course, accredited by Visit England. The...
Help host a masterpiece

Help host a masterpiece

THE BEACON Museum in Whitehaven is looking for volunteers to help out with the exhibiting of a masterpiece. Later this year, the museum will host a priceless artwork on tour from the National Gallery. In the past, under this scheme, the museum exhibited Jean-Siméon...
Beacon Museum launches annual pass for families

Beacon Museum launches annual pass for families

THE BEACON Museum has launched an annual family pass to help people get the most out of the harbourside attraction this summer. The award-winning museum has always offered annual passes for individuals, but now a whole family can enjoy unlimited visits for a year, for...
Jubilee fun at the Beacon Museum

Jubilee fun at the Beacon Museum

The BEACON Museum in Whitehaven is celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with royal crafts, a display of memorabilia and a special portrait of the monarch. The display of royal mementos includes the book signed by the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh when she opened...