The Beacon Whitehaven Museum
West Strand, Whitehaven, Cumbria
Correspondence to: The Beacon Manager, West Strand, Whitehaven, Cumbria CA28 7LY
Tel: +44 (0)1946 592302 (Answer machine AH)
Fax: +44 (0)1946 599025
Opening days: Tues - Sun + BH Mon
Whitehaven's social, industrial & maritime heritage. Dioramas & AV displays illustrate the Georgian port, trade & slavery with America & West Indies, smuggling, fishing. Many ship models, half hulls & marine paintings. ARC, DB & Lib: all BA. AV, GV, Edu.