Visiting Senhouse Roman Museum

From the South
Leave the M6 at junction 40 (Penrith) and take the A66 past
Keswick to Cockermouth. At Cockermouth take the A594 to Maryport.

From the North
At junction 44 on the M6 take the A7 into Carlisle and from Carlisle the A595 towards Cockermouth. About 6 miles (10km) from Carlisle turn right at a roundabout on to the A596 which will bring you to Maryport.

GoogleMap.pngOnce in Maryport
The museum is on the Sea Brows at the north end of town. There is ample free parking. Small brown signs bearing a roman helmet have been put up to help you find the way.
From the junction of the main roads by the Parish Church, head west along Wood Street. Take the second right turn into Crosby Street. Head north and up hill into Fleming Square (obelisk and cobbles). Exit Fleming Square heading north on Camp Street. Turn left into Ingleby Terrace and right along the Promenade (Sea Brows).
From the harbour area, the museum is visible at the north end of the row of buildings on the cliff top. It is a 15 minute walk, and there are a variety of possible routes. To reach Fleming Square by car from the harbour area, head back into town along Senhouse Street. Turn left up High Street and continue to the top of the street. Turn right into Fleming Square.


  • Free parking
  • Tea and Coffee
  • Picnic area
  • Toilets (including accessible toilet)

Opening Times

In response to the Covid-19 outbreak the Museum is closed to the public until further notice

January - March
10.30am - 4pm  Friday
10.30am - 4pm  Saturday
10.30am - 4pm  Sunday

April - October
10.00am - 5pm Everyday

November - December
10.30am - 4pm  Friday
10.30am - 4pm  Saturday
10.30am - 4pm  Sunday

Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day


The Museum is open every day Saturday 15 - Sunday 23 February, 10.30am - 4pm

The museum building is all on one level with ramps where appropriate

No dogs except guide and assistance dogs

Entry Prices

Adult:     £4.00
Child:     £1.50 (5 - 16 years)
Family: £10.00
(2 adults and 2 or more children)
Under 5s: free

Entry is free for residents of the CA15 postcode area

Bring proof of address

Senhouse Roman Museum

The Battery
Sea Brows
CA15 6JD

CIO number 1175131