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Mezzanine

Up on the Mezzanine level is the POP Gallery – 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s. Take a trip back into the not-too-distant past; discover toys, ride a chopper bike, and present the Weather Forecast! 

Highlights:

  • Become a weather presenter
  • Our giant Connect 4
  • Arcade Machine
We are currently closed, but open again tomorrow at 10:00

West Strand
Whitehaven
Cumbria
CA28 7LY

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150,000 items of clothing are washed at Sellafield every week, 10,000 of these are socks.

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Access

The Beacon Museum was purpose-built with access for all in mind.

All floors except our Pop Gallery Mezzanine are accessible to wheelchair users and our exhibitions are user-friendly for all ages and abilities.

  • Induction loop system at Reception, all audio presentations
  • Wheelchair accessible toilets
  • Subtitled video presentations
  • Tactile directional signage
  • Transcripts of audios and oral history presentations
  • Staff guide to accompany visitors available at pre-arranged request
  • Large print information

Get in touch
We are happy to help with planning your visit. Please contact us for further information on Accessibility:

The Beacon Museum
West Strand, Whitehaven, Cumbria CA28 7LY
01946 592302
thebeacon@copeland.gov.uk

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