Drop in Events (No Booking Required)

Dino Selfies

Every day from 21 July

11.30 am and 2pm

Prehistoric posers can use a range of props and costumes to create their own funny scene. You will be joined by our fearsome T Rex duo Chomper and Stomper. A weekly Facebook collage will celebrate our favourite images during the holiday period. Included with admission.

All publicly shared images must be approved by a parent or guardian. Children must be accompanied

Create your Own Pet Dino

Every day from 21 July


Create your own friendly or fierce dinosaur using a range of craft materials. Instructions are provided at the craft station. This is a drop in activity that is included with admission to the museum.

Children must be supervised by an adult or guardian

Dino Tracks Trail

Every day during summer


Follow the mysterious dinosaur footprints and discover the beasts that left them. Then on completion, claim your reward at our reception after stamping your trail with our footprint stamper. This is a museum trail that can be completed as you go around the museum, and it is Included with admission.

Please ensure children are supervised whilst completing the trail.

Bookable Events (Booking Required)

Dino Delights with John Crouch

Tuesday 7 August

1-2pm and 2.30-3.30 pm

Celebrity chef and food historian John Crouch takes a walk on the wild side as he explores how you can make fun dinosaur snacks. Aimed at children, this is a fun introduction to cooking through a child- friendly topic. Tasters a-plenty are on offer too!

£3.p.p   Booking essential   Suitable for ages 4+   Please specify on booking any allergies


Cumbrian Cooking Through Time

Tuesday 7 August


Cumbrian Chef John Crouch explores the history of Cumbria through its cuisine! Watch as he demonstrates lost cooking techniques using local ingredients, and have a little taste along the way.

This is a Friends of the Beacon Museum event. Free for members or £2 for non members. Booking essential

Fairs and Open Events at the Beacon Portal

 If you would like to reserve a space on any of these events, please contact

01946 592302 to reserve a place, or press the ‘contact us’ link in the menu above to send an email.

Please be aware that all events for children must be supervised by a parent or legal guardian unless otherwise stated. Personal details will be retained for the purposes of the event only, and unless specified will be disposed of once the event is complete. Please see our privacy policy for further details 

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