Beacon Museum gets ready for two exciting new exhibitions

THE BEACON Museum will host two exciting new exhibitions from February 5. Ian Andrews – The Sketchbook and the Collider draws fascinating links between fine art and particle physics. It will run alongside Cumbria Thro’ The Lens, a collection of interesting and...
Visit England award for The Beacon Museum

Visit England award for The Beacon Museum

STORYTELLING at The Beacon Museum has been recognised by Visit England as going the ‘extra mile’ to make visits to the museum more engaging and interactive. Visit England’s ‘The Best Told Story’ award is given to attractions where visitors leave having thoroughly...

Frightful family-friendly fun at the Beacon Museum

For Immediate Release SPOOKY trails and ghostly stories are on offer at the Beacon Museum this half term. The activities are included in the ticket price of the harbourside attraction, and children are encouraged to come along in their scariest fancy dress. The...

Print exhibition showcases creative Cumbrian artists

For Immediate Release CUMBRIAN printmakers will be showcasing their latest designs at The Beacon Museum, Whitehaven. Artists from all over Cumbria will join together to celebrate the diversity of printmaking in modern Britain. The Cumbrian Printmakers Exhibition...

National masterpiece to go on display at Whitehaven museum

A NATIONAL masterpiece will be on display at The Beacon Museum, Whitehaven, from Friday (October 1). The piece titled ‘The House of Cards’ painted by one of France’s best known artists Jean-Siméon Chardin dates back to 1740-41. Jean-Simeon Chardin’s iconic work,...

Free entry to the Beacon Museum

For Immediate Release ENTRY to The Beacon Museum in Whitehaven will be FREE on four special access days across the rest of the year. Cumbria County Council has funded the four events, meaning anyone can come along and enjoy a day filled with interactive exhibits,...