Opening hours demo

We are currently closed

Opening hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10:00 – 16:30
Wednesday: 10:00 – 16:30
Thursday: 10:00 – 16:30
Friday: 10:00 – 16:30
Saturday: 10:00 – 16:30
Sunday: 11:00 – 16:00

Last entry to the museum will be 45 mins before closing.


Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10:00 – 16:30
Wednesday: 10:00 – 16:30
Thursday: 10:00 – 16:30
Friday: 10:00 – 16:30
Saturday: 10:00 – 16:30
Sunday: 11:00 – 16:00


  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 10:00 – 16:30
  • Wednesday: 10:00 – 16:30
  • Thursday: 10:00 – 16:30
  • Friday: 10:00 – 16:30
  • Saturday: 10:00 – 16:30
  • Sunday: 11:00 – 16:00


  • star rating  the whole museum is very interesting and well worth a visit both for locals and visitors alike. only problem we had was the lift was out of order and as... read more

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    September 17, 2021

    star rating  Our kids had a fabulous time here. They spent HOURS going through all the exhibits. We were so impressed by the number and quality of the interactive exhibits. We've never... read more

    avatar thumb Kirsten B
    September 4, 2021
  • star rating  We visited the museum and was amazed at the different topics that were covered over the four floors. Many of the exhibits are brought in at different times so each... read more

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    September 1, 2021

    star rating  We visited the museum and was amazed at the different topics that were covered over the four floors. Many of the exhibits are brought in at different times so each... read more

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    September 1, 2021
  • star rating  Stumbled on this museum almost by accident, and can honestly say it is one of the best we have encountered. It has lots of historical information and is full of... read more

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    August 30, 2021

    star rating  Stumbled on this museum almost by accident, and can honestly say it is one of the best we have encountered. It has lots of historical information and is full of... read more

    avatar thumb MACave65
    August 30, 2021
  • star rating  This museum has some of the best interactive displays I have come across in a small museum. It is also kept up to date. There is a panel on covd... read more

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    August 20, 2021

    star rating  This museum has some of the best interactive displays I have come across in a small museum. It is also kept up to date. There is a panel on covd... read more

    avatar thumb Cosmopolitan800580
    August 20, 2021
  • star rating  We have had a "Whitehaven Marina walk" and the museum was a part of it. Nice location and good place to learn something about Whitehaven and its history.
    They try... read more

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    July 28, 2021

    star rating  We have had a "Whitehaven Marina walk" and the museum was a part of it. Nice location and good place to learn something about Whitehaven and its history.
    They try... read more

    avatar thumb MJK
    July 28, 2021
  • star rating  Fascinating museums with interactive exhibits, so much to see. Great views over harbour. Lovely staff and excellent cafe with marina views, sitting in the sun there was lovely. White haven... read more

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    July 10, 2021

    star rating  great place to learn something. Cafe was very good and reasonable prices. Did not have lunch there but meals looked very good. Our lemon cake and coffee was

    avatar thumb yorkshirelad
    July 10, 2021
  • star rating  Fascinating museums with interactive exhibits, so much to see. Great views over harbour. Lovely staff and excellent cafe with marina views, sitting in the sun there was lovely. White haven... read more

    avatar thumb Helen A
    July 10, 2021

    star rating  Super museum with an excellent touring exhibition on Medieval Medicine. There is so much to see and do here. We will be back!

    avatar thumb A W
    June 20, 2021
  • star rating  Super museum with an excellent touring exhibition on Medieval Medicine. There is so much to see and do here. We will be back!

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    June 20, 2021

    star rating  I came to see the photographic exhibition of the natural world and that was mind blowing. Great pictures with explanations of the subjects. So might as well enjoy the rest... read more

    avatar thumb Emanuel F
    May 23, 2021