Maryport Maritime Museum
Location : Maryport
The Maryport Maritime Museum contains an interesting look into Maryport‘s proud maritime heritage. There are a variety of exhibits including paintings, models, and many interesting objects from a whales tooth to telescopes and tools. There are displays about Fletcher Christian, of the mutiny on the Bounty fame, and Thomas Ismay owner of the Titanic.
The building, formerly the Queens Head Public House, is built on one of the first plots of land to be developed by Humphrey Senhouse II when the town was built.
Opposite the Maritime Museum is a sculpture by Colin Telfer, whose workshop is in Maryport, commemorating the town’s history of mining.
2020 Opening Times:
April to October: Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat & Sun 10.30am to 5pm.
November to March: Fri, Sat & Sun 10.30am to 4pm.
2020 Admission Fees:
Child £1.00 (Child under 18 must be accompanied by an adult)
Related Links :
- Museum website
- Facebook – more photos of the museum
- Facebook – From Maryport To Titanic Exhibition 2012
1 Senhouse Street, CA15 6AB. Tel: 01900 813738.
Email : [email protected]
Grid Ref : NY 035366