Frightful Family Fun-Day At The Beacon Museum



Spooky trails and ghostly stories are on offer at The Beacon Museum this half-term


Looking to get your spook on? It’s time to meet the ghouls and grizzly creatures lurking at The Beacon Museum this Halloween.


Kicking off from October 23rd, with half-term giving the kids some much-needed time off, what better time to get your fancy dress on and visit the famous attractions at The Beacon.


Including their famed galleries and art exhibitions, but also introducing a special Halloween event from October 23rd to October 31st where youngsters will be able to follow clues to find Halloween characters around the four floors of the museum.


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Successful seekers will be awarded a Beacon Museum certificate for their efforts!


As well as this, if you’re a budding Cumbrian artist, you may also want to check out the museum's National Gallery Masterpiece “House of Cards” by Jean-Siméon Chardin and take part in decoupage workshops hosted by The Beacon’s current artist in residence, Alexandra Jakob-Whitworth.


Available only on October 29th and to be booked at reception.


All activities are included with the regular museum ticket price of:


- Adults: £7.00

- Concession: £5.50

- Child: £3.50

- Family: £17.50


Which can be booked via their website here.


Opening times include:


- Monday: Closed

- Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00am - 16:30pm

- Sunday: 11:00am - 16:00pm


With the last entry to the museum 45 minutes before closing.


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Don’t forget to stop by The Boathouse Café, open from 10:00am - 17:00pm daily, for a coffee and a cake whilst on your way around the exhibits.


Also be sure to make your visit memorable by stopping by The Beacon Museum Gift Shop featuring a range of unique gifts and locally crafted preserves, the perfect way to end a great day out!


To find out more about the Beacon Museum, its exhibitions, and activities, please call 01946 592302, or visit the website at www.thebeacon-whitehaven.co.uk

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