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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 all wrapped up into one. Located in over 400 acres of beautiful parkland, it provides all the ingredients for a fun, educational and adventurous day out in Burnley. 


The Towneley family lived in the Hall for over 600 years. From the priest’s hideaway hole in the attic to the Victorian Kitchen, Towneley Hall is fascinating with period rooms from across the centuries. Uncover the family’s dramas, triumphs and tragedies as you wander through the corridors. Imagine the glamorous parties held in the regency rooms, marvel at elaborate bedrooms dating from the 1500s or have a quiet moment in the chapel.  


Museum lovers will enjoy an eclectic collection of art and artefacts ranging from wildlife taxidermy to local history; Egyptology to ornate textiles, decorative art and regional furniture. 


Complete with a modern café in the old coach house, a trip to Towneley Hall is a fun-filled day out. 

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Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Entrance Ticket£5.50 per person per day

The entrance ticket is valid for 12 months, Children and students and FREE

Opening Times

Towneley Hall Art Gallery and Museum (11 Nov 2022 - 30 Apr 2024)
Monday - FridayClosed
Saturday - Sunday12:00 - 16:00

* Last entry 15:00
Pre arranged private group bookings and school visits are welcome any day throughout the year.


  • VAQAS VB Attraction
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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; 2 miles south east of Burnley.



  • Open All Year
  • Outdoor

COVID-19 Response

  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • Online booking possible
  • Open now

Parking & Transport

  • Coaches Welcome

Specialist Features

  • Aim to Attract Conferences & Business meetings



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