Visiting Blackburn Museum

Visiting Blackburn Museum

Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery is a listed Victorian Gothic building in the centre of the town. Two minutes walk from Marks and Spencer, you can easily pop in for a visit to its fine collections while you're out shopping.

It has 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.

The displays are modern and accessible. Where else can you use binoculars (provided) to do your museum bird spotting?

Opening times: Tuesday - Saturday 12:00 - 4.45pm. Closed Sunday, Monday and all Bank Holidays.

Blackburn Museum Front
Museum Street
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB1 7AJ

Tel: 01254 667130
Fax: 01254 695370

 

 

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