The Whitaker

The Whitaker
Whitaker Park


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General Information


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Tiger and Python exhibit
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Set within tranquil Whitaker Park. Displays include a late Victorian drawing room, fine arts and furniture. Wonderful natural history collection. Discover more about the local and social history of the area.

Changing programme of temporary exhibitions.

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Opening hours

Sat, Sun, Tues, Wed and Thurs:
1 pm to 4.30 pm (April to October)
1 pm to 4 pm (November to March)

Closed: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Year's Day

Admission charges

Admission free

Why not enjoy some of our other Lancashire Museums and get an Xplorer Ticket? Where will your journey take you?

Adult Multi-Pass (1 Adult, 13 venues): £12.00
Family & Friends Multi-Pass (2 Adults, 2 Concessions, 13 venues): £20.00
Prices correct April 2010 but may be subject to change. Please see our website for latest details.

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Music, Science and Technology, Social History