Towneley Hall Art Gallery and Museum

Towneley Hall Art Gallery and Museum
Towneley Park
BB11 3RQ



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Towneley Hall
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Towneley Hall is a council-owned museum and art gallery, offering an intriguing combination of historic art collection alongside a changing programme of contemporary exhibitions.

Venue Type:

Museum, Gallery

Opening hours

Saturday - Thursday 12.00 - 5.00pm
(Open 10.00 - 5.00 for booked groups and school parties.)

Closed: Fridays
(Open for booked groups and school parties.)

Admission charges

Free for Burnley residents.
£4 entry charge for non-Burnley residents.

Collection details

Archaeology, Architecture, Archives, Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Industry, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Personalities, Science and Technology, Social History, Weapons and War, World Cultures

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Family Tour Night

  • 15 May 2015 5-7:30pm

Choose from two special tours just for Museums at Night:

General tour lasting 1 hour and will take in the fascinating history of this magnificent hall and the famous Towneley family who lived here for nearly 500 years.

Or go on a Family Fun Adventure Tour, with our intrepid explorer Proffesor Drake. The children will accompany Drake on a tour of the historic rooms where they will meet costumed staff who will help them on their adventure around the hall. Every child will receive their very own certificate of merit for completing the adventure tour.

Doors open at 5pm with general tours starting at 5.30pm and 6.30pm. Family Adventure Tour starts at 6pm. The event is free but donations would be welcomed.