Beacon

The Beacon collection incorporates a huge range of material, including - Fine Art and Decorative Art, Social History , Archaeology , Numismatics , Photographs , Textiles, Maps, Prints and Books.

All 5 floors are accessible to wheelchair users and our exhibitions are user-friendly for all ages and abilities.

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Car

Located on the West Coast of Cumbria and easily accessible from the M6 via the A66, the A595 (north or south) and from the south on the A590 via Broughton in Furness.

Enter Whitehaven from the north or south on the A595. Follow the Town Centre and brown Museum signs. The Beacon is located on the Harbourside and looks like a large lighthouse.

Train

Whitehaven is on the Carlisle to Barrow West Cumbrian Coast rail line.

Admission

Opening times:
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
-10:00 - 16:3010:00 - 16:3010:00 - 16:3010:00 - 16:3010:00 - 16:3010:00 - 16:30

Prices:
AdultOAP
£5.00£4.00

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Contact

Address: Beacon, West Strand, Whitehaven, Cumbria , CA28 7LY, UK
Phone: +44 1946 592302
Email: thebeacon@copelandbc.gov.uk

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