Events 2021

Tuesday 12th October, 12noon - 2pm

Finds day with Alex Whitlock (Finds Liaison Officer for Cumbria). Bring along your mystery find for Alex to identify and record. Alex can also advise you on responsible metal detecting. 

Maryport and District Natural History Society Wednesday evening talks

Wednesday 27th October, 7.30pm
Wednesday 24th November, 7.30pm

Friday 20th May - Sunday 31st October

A Cabinet of Curiosities

A temporary exhibition of some of the weird and wonderful objects in the museum's reserve collections.

Friday 21st May - Sunday 31st October

Out and About with Percy Kelly

An exhibition of sketches by local artist Percy Kelly from the museum's reserve collections.

Every Sunday until 31st October 

2pm and 3.30pm

Volunteer-led guided tours of the Roman fort. Visitors to the museum can experience special access to the spectacular site of the Roman fort at Maryport. The tours are limited to only 10 participants and must be booked in advance (see below for link to our Eventbrite booking page). The site is on farmland and sheep may be present. Suitable footwear and clothing is recommended. Dogs are not allowed on the tours (except registered guide and assistance dogs). Museum admission is required.

Click here to book a guided tour of the fort

Events may be subject to change


Friday 22nd - Sunday 24th April

CONFERENCE: Celebrating Roman West Cumbria

This event is rescheduled from April 2020. Any existing ticket holders can transfer their tickets to this event.