A series of free historic guided tours has been launched by The Beacon Museum in Whitehaven, in the hopes it will educate both local residents and tourists on the region.
The Whitehaven Walks will run twice daily, every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday throughout the summer.
The trails will depart from The Beacon Museum at 11.30am and 2pm, lasting around 90 minutes. The morning tour focuses on the history of the town centre, while the afternoon trail explores the "picturesque harbourside".
A 'wild' exhibition, focused on snakes, will go on display at the Beacon Museum at Whitehaven.
It will include interactive displays, games and specimens for visitors to see.
There will also be live snake-handling sessions on the Saturdays, throughout the exhibition which will be up from 8 July to 6 September.
Visitors can learn about all types of snakes, from the Burmese python to colourful milk snakes to the anaconda.
Families in Cumbria can take place in a series of workshops being held at Beacon museum in Whitehaven.
The workshops will include a session on felt-making, using ancient practices.
The flat felting workshop will take place on 29 May and 1 June. The 3D felting workshops will take place on 30 May and 2 June. Both will begin at 1pm and last between two and three hours.
The Copeland Pass gives those living in the borough free entry to the museum during certain periods of the year. It is currently available until 7 July
The Beacon museum in Whitehaven, west Cumbria, has been shortlisted for a Cumbria Tourism Award.
The museum received a nomination in the 'Visitor Attraction of the Year' category.
Its visitor numbers have increased by 24%, with over 24,000 visitors over the last year.
The Cumbria Tourism Awards will be held on Wednesday, 21st June.
The £1.4 million expansion of the Beacon Museum begins today, and Copeland's mayor says it'll be a big asset to the wider community:
The expansion of the Beacon Museum in Whitehaven begins today.
The £1.4 million project is expected to expand the museum's display space, and see the building of a new conference centre.
In 2012 the museum was threatened with closure - until nuclear company Sellafield Ltd took joint ownership of it with Copeland Borough Council.
The Beacon museum in Whitehaven has received a national award for the exceptional experience it gives to visitors.
The Visit England accolade recognises outstanding attractions, which go the extra mile to create an enjoyable and memorable visit.
Paul Crone meets US Navy Captain David Stracener, and takes a look at the special relationship between Whitehaven and the United States.
Captain David Stracener says he has received a warm welcome from the people of Whitehaven during his visit to the Beacon Museum.
He is here for the annual commemoration for John Paul Jones, the US Ranger who led the surprise attack on Whitehaven Harbour in 1778.
He has described the links between Whitehaven and the United States of America as "amazing".