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Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery

Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery

Contact Information

Museum Street
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB1 7AJ

Tel: 01254 667 130

Fax: 01254 695 370

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

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

Awards

  • National Awards ***Member of Marketing Lancashire 2014
  • Sub-Regional Awards wonderful-things 2014

Opening Times

Open All Year

1 Jan 2015 to 31 Dec 2015

Facilities

Other

  • Disabled Access/Toilets
  • Open All Year

Parking & Transport

  • Coaches Welcome

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