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Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery

Type:Arts, Crafts & Galleries

Museum Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 7AJ

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Tel: 01254 667 130

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Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery
An arts and crafts style listed building opened in 1874, housing displays and reserve collections. The largest icon collection outside London's Victoria and Albert Museum. Britain's 2nd largest collection of Japanese woodcut prints, numerous watercolours and oil paintings, ceramics and the outstanding Hart collection of coins, books, medieval manuscripts and prints displayed in special low light conditions. The only permanent gallery of Indian and Pakistani culture in the North West.

Opening times Wednesday- Saturday 12:00 - 4.45pm. Closed Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and all bank holidays

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Free AdmissionFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Opening Times

Opening (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - TuesdayClosed*
Wednesday - Saturday12:00 - 16:45*
SundayClosed*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Events

Friday, 20th July 2018 - Friday, 20th July 2018

Night At The Museum 9Night at the Museum 9Sylvian Sylvain from the New York Dolls and special guests Cabbage will play at Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery as part of Night at the Museum 9 on Friday 20th July 2018 at 7pm. Tickets £15
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Gradings

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Awards

  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018

Directions

Road Directions

Centrally located in Blackburn town centre. Easy walking distance from car parks.

Public Transport Directions

Blackburn Museum is approx. 10 minute walk from Blackburn bus and railway stations.

Contact Blackburn Visitor Centre for details of public transport 01254 688040

For Information out of normal office hours conact Traveline 0871 200 2233 or National Rail 08457 484 950

Facilities

Other

  • Open All Year

Parking & Transport

  • Coaches Welcome

Establishment Features

  • Disabled Access/Toilets

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