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Christmas Event, Sat 30 Nov - Mon 23 Dec 2019, £5-£8.25

Santa at the Beacon Museum 2019

Santa at the Beacon Museum 2019

Ho Ho Ho its Beacon Museum fun time again


The Beacon Museum is proud to welcome back everybodies favourite winter visitor in his very own Grotto. But before you get to see him you must first conquer the Actual Factual Christmas Trail and collect 10 answers. When youve correctly got the 10 answers you will be allowed access to Santa and the Elves workshop where you will carry out a christmas based craft activity. Following the craft activity you will go and see Santa for a chat, and he will check the Elves report and see if you've been naughty or nice. A definite highlight for everyones Christmas combined with a visit to everyones favourite museum.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 30 Nov - Mon 23 Dec 2019 10:00 to 16:30
Every weekend throughout December, including 30th November and Monday 23rd December.


Price for trail, workshop and visit Santa is £5 per child.
Museum Entry must be paid to access the trail, workshop and Santa Visit, unless you have a Copeland Pass, which enables free entry to Copeland residents.
Museum Access is £6.50 per adult and £3.25 per child.


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired

Groups by appointment preferred.

Events at this Venue

date event
Tue 5 Nov - Thu 5 Dec The Golden Age of Satire
Sat 30 Nov - Mon 23 Dec The Actual Factual Santa Trail
Sat 7 Dec - Tue 7 Jan Phil Rigby: A Portrait of Cumbria


West Strand,
CA28 7LY


Plan route to The Beacon Museum using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: NX 968183  Lat: 54.54938 Long: -3.59698

A595 follow signs for Whitehaven town centre and the brown museum signs. Situated on south of harbour.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Whitehaven station

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