One of the first purpose built free museums to open outside of London in 1874.

One of the first purpose built free museums to open outside of London, Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery houses a rich and fascinating collection covering fine art, decorative art, Egyptology, coins, manuscripts, natural history, social history and South Asia.

Location and Contact

Museum Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 7AJ

01254 667130

Opening times

Wednesday – Saturday: 12 noon – 4.45 pm

Closed Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and all Bank Holidays

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