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  • Welcome

    Published: 23/08/2021

  • Contact Us

    Contact the Dock Museum by email dockmuseum@barrowbc.gov.uk or by phone 01229 876400

    Published: 17/08/2021

  • See & Do

    Fantastic resource for Barrow. Knowledgeable and friendly staff. A vast array of interesting artefacts. Highly recommended.

    Published: 09/07/2021

  • Visit Us

    Great day out for all with lots to do inside the museum and outside. Highlights inside are the Viking gallery and ship models. There is also a gift shop and café. Outside are scenic views, walks by...

    Published: 16/07/2021

  • Objects & Stories

    Explore the fascinating objects and stories of Barrow and Furness area. Browse the extensive collections database and read about the history of the area.

    Published: 16/07/2021

  • Learning

    Areas of the National Curriculum that can be covered by our services are: Early Years and History. All our services to groups and schools are free of charge.

    Published: 16/07/2021

  • Support Us

    The Dock Museum is run by Barrow Borough Council. We welcome your support in the work: making a donation, telling us your stories or volunteering with us. Information on how to donate money or objec...

    Published: 16/07/2021

  • Oldest Northerner

    Analysis of bones from a cave in Southern Cumbria has found the earliest human bones known from Northern Britain. Kents Bank Cave, on the north side of Morecambe Bay, was excavated in the early 1990s...

    Published: 09/07/2021

  • Dalton-in-Furness

    Dalton has a long history. Dalton was the secular headquarters and market for Furness Abbey. The 14th century castle or tower can be visited today as can George Romney's grave.

    Published: 09/07/2021

  • Vikings in Furness

    There is evidence of the Vikings in Furness from several sources: placenames, artefacts and runic inscription. The Furness Hoard was an exciting Viking discovery, unearthed by a metal detectorist in ...

    Published: 09/07/2021