Dock Museum Barrow-in-Furness
Dock Museum Barrow-in-Furness
  • The Dock Museum,
    North Road,
    LA14 2PW.
Open and free Wed - Sun 11 - 4pm (last submission 3:30pm) This spectacular museum is Barrow Borough Council's flagship development tracking the social and industrial history of Barrow-in-Furness. Barrow developed from a tiny 19th Century hamlet to the biggest iron and steel centre in the world, and then to a major British shipbuilding force, within 40 years.


  • Six films in a purpose-built auditorium
  • Changing exhibitions and computer interactives 
  • Gift Shop
  • Adventure playground and walks by the Channel
  • Cafe (available for bookings)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Ample free car & coach parking
  • School visits welcome
  • Group tours on request
Social Interaction