Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive

Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive
Le Mans Crescent
Bolton
Lancashire
BL1 1SE
England

Website

Bolton Museum & Archive Service main web site

www.boltonmuseums.org.uk

Bolton Archives & Local Studies section

www.boltonmuseums.org.uk/bolton-archives/

The Bowyer Bible site

www.bowyerbible.boltonmuseums.org.uk

Humphrey Spender site

www.spendersworktown.boltonmuseums.org.uk

Bolton Museum collections online

www.boltonmuseums.org.uk/collections/

E-mail

General Enquiries

museum@bolton.gov.uk

Telephone

Museum Customer Services Team

01204 332211

Fax

Bolton Museum Office

01204 332241

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
Bolton Museum Building
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Bolton is a medium sized regional museum that has its origins in the Chadwick Museum and Mere Hall Art Gallery.

Venue Type:

Museum, Library, Archive, Gallery

Opening hours

Mon - Sat 9am - 5pm (Wed 9.30am)
Sun 10am - 4pm

Admission charges

FREE

Additional info

Most areas of the Museum, Art Gallery and Aquarium are accessible to people with disabilities, using the ramped entrance and passenger lift in the foyer.
Our Customer Service Team are always happy to help if you require assistance or information.

The museums collection includes Archaeology, Art, Botany, Egyptology, Entomology, Geology, Social History, Natural History, and Zoology.

Collection details

Toys and Hobbies, Sport, Social History, Science and Technology, Personalities, Natural Sciences, Music, Medicine, Land Transport, Industry, Fine Art, Decorative and Applied Art, Costume and Textiles, Coins and Medals, Archives, Archaeology

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Museums at Night - Bring me to Life!

  • 15 May 2014 5:30-7:30pm

Follow the torchlight trail around Bolton Museum as we bring objects to life.

Suitable for

  • 5-6
  • 7-10
  • 11-13

Admission

Free. Suitable for ages 4 – 11. Advance booking required as places are limited. To book call 01204 332209.

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Online Resources for Schools at Bolton Museum

http://www.crescentactivitybank.co.uk

Crescent Activity Bank is our our new on-line learning resource for secondary schools, available at www.crescentactivitybank.co.uk.


Teachers can remotely access learning resources that complement the collections and services we offer. The site has access to free online school resources which include; museum object and equipment loan boxes, tailor made workshop sessions, suggested lesson plans, and practical activities supported by videos and image packs. Subjects include Design and Technology, Science, History, Art and Geography.

Publisher

  • Bolton Library and Museum Services

How to obtain

Free online resource

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