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Towneley Hall Art Gallery and Museum

Type:Arts, Crafts & Galleries

Towneley Park, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 3RQ

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Towneley Hall Art Gallery and Museum

Towneley Hall is a magnificent historic house, art gallery and museum, set in over 400 acres of historic parkland and small formal gardens with woodland walks, trails, and a large children’s play area.

The Towneley family lived in the Hall for over 600 years.  It contains fine period rooms hung with original 19th Century oil and water colour paintings, including works by Sir Lawrence Alma Tadema, Waterhouse and Johan Zoffany.  Home to the Whalley Abbey Vestments and a vast collection of Lancashire-made oak furniture as well as an Egyptology collection and decorative arts room.


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Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Tickets£2.75 per ticket

The entrance ticket is valid for 12 months.
Children and students enter for fee.

Opening Times

Hall open (1 Feb 2024 - 16 June 2024)
Monday - Thursday12:00 - 17:00
Saturday - Sunday12:00 - 17:00
Gift shop open (1 Feb 2024 - 16 June 2024)
Monday - Thursday12:00 - 17:00
Saturday - Sunday12:00 - 17:00

* ​​​​​​​Please note Towneley Hall is undergoing a major building and restoration programme. Some rooms will be temporarily unavailable to the public, please check the website before your visit.

Last entry 16:00
Pre arranged private group bookings and school visits are welcome any day throughout the year.


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  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018
  • Sub-Regional AwardsLancashire Tourism Awards Finalist Lancashire Tourism Awards Finalist 2014


Road Directions

On A671.  Two miles south east of Burnley.



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      Weddings at Towneley Hall, BurnleyWedding enquiries are currently paused whilst Burnley Council complete a programme of major restoration works on the Hall.

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