How to get toThe Beacon Museumcar-free

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Visit The Beacon Museum car-free

Visit by bus for just £2 each way. Most buses in England are offering £2 Single Fares until 31st December 2024. Our journey planner will show you if your route is included, or you can find a full list of participating operators and routes here.

The Beacon Museum is a 15-minute stroll across Whitehaven’s marina from Whitehaven train station. It’s a 70-minute train ride from Carlisle.

There are also local buses from nearby towns and villages – our journey planner will show you bus times and walking routes.

Whitehaven is at one end of the epic C2C cycle route, from Cumbria to Tyneside. Plan your route here.

Here’s some information on accessibility on buses and trains.

About The Beacon Museum

Once a small fishing hamlet, Whitehaven became one of the most influential ports for exotic goods.
Revisit the past and appreciate the future at the Beacon Museum.

For any queries about visiting contact The Beacon Museum on 01946 592302 or

Address: The Beacon Museum West Strand, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 7LY. Visit Website