Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery

Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery
Museum St




01254 667130


01254 685541

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Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery is housed in a beautiful 'Arts and Crafts' style building in the town centre, near the Town Hall and cinema. It opened in 1874 originally as both a museum and a library, and now offers a lively programme of exhibitions and events for all the family.

Venue Type:

Museum, Gallery

Opening hours

Tuesday to Saturday: 10am to 4.45pm

Closed Sun, Mon and all Bank Holidays

Admission charges

admission free

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.

100 Years of Bowdler's Beetles

  • 17 May 2014 5-8pm

Family events including create your own beetle, bug handling and beetle trail around Blackburn all to celebrate 100 years of Blackburn Museum's coleoptera collection. It is real Beetlemania!

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Any age