Museum of Lancashire

Museum of Lancashire
Stanley Street

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The entrance hall to Museum of Lancashire
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Family Friendly New Galleries
Explore 2000 years of Lancashire history with our fantastic new range of family friendly, interactive galleries.

Lancashire Gateway
The Lancashire story starts here!
Be greeted by a warm and friendly welcome.
Explore a range of objects which will introduce you to the story of Lancashire.
Discover what is unique about the county and the heritage it has to offer.
Enjoy a freshly brewed cup of coffee and slice of cake in our relaxing café.
Browse the locally sourced products and gifts in the shop.

A changing exhibition space is available for groups and communities to share their own personal stories and journeys. Interested in being part of this? Contact us for more information.

As well as the new galleries we'll still have our popular WW2 Street with its Anderson shelter and unexploded bomb, our authentic Victorian school room, and of course our old family favourite - the tank!

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Opening hours

**Opening on 26 November 2011**
Open all year
Tuesdays - Saturdays and bank holidays 10.30pm - 5pm
Sundays - 12 noon - 5pm
Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day

Admission charges

Free admission until November 2012

Additional info

Free parking for cars and coaches
Light refreshments available
Gift Shop
Limited access for disabled users
Visitors with guide dogs welcome
Family events and activities
Baby changing facilities

Collection details

Archaeology, Coins and Medals, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Social History, Weapons and War