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The interactive Beacon is awash with the history of Copeland. You'll be amazed at the area's rich past and you won't believe what a great time everyone has exploring the Beacon's five floors!
Discover the origins of Copeland, find out about industries of the past, take cover in our World War 2 air raid shelter or simply take in the stunning views of Whitehaven harbour and town from our 4th floor viewing gallery. Using fun interactives and objects from the museum collection, The Beacon allows people of all ages to explore our area's amazing history from prehistory to the twentieth century.
On the first floor we have a great exhibition gallery showing up to 8 exhibitions a year and a well-stocked gift shop. Entry to the first floor is free. The Wellington Bistro, with direct harbourside access, is the perfect place to stop for a cup of tea or a comforting home cooked meal.
West Strand, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 7LY
For full details on opening times, please visit the Beacon website.
This attraction has disabled access.