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The Rum Story

  • Whitehaven
  • Indoor
  • All Ages
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Attraction Information

The Rum Story is set in the original 1785 shop, courtyards, cellars and bonded warehouses of the Jefferson family and has been authentically designed to provide all-weather family entertainment with a nicely educational back.

During a visit theres lots to take in as you travel through a tropical rainforest, an African village, a realistic slave ship, Cumbrian cottages, a Cooper's workshop and scrum my cafe, so kids will be far from bored even if they're not interested in the booze (which they shouldn't be really!).

You can also have a kids' pirate themed birthday party here too! The smalls can follow a map through the exhibitions playing pirates games along the way and being encouraged, apparently, to run, jump, burp and eat jelly babies…

Plus you're near the newly renovated Harbour as part of the local heritage regeneration project so go check out the new and improved Crow's Nest for more piratey goodness!

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Opening hours

Easter Sunday - 1st Oct Daily 10.00am - 4.30pm 1st Oct - Easter Sunday Monday - Saturday 10.00am - 4.30pm


Adults: £5.45 Concessions: £4.45 Child: £3.95 Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children): £16.45

Travel & Contact Information


Lowther Street, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 7DN, England

Phone number

01946 592933



Click here to visit The Rum Story's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

No, there are no toilets available.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

The Rum Story has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant.

No, The Rum Story is not wheelchair friendly.

No, The Rum Story have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

The Rum Story has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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