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The Museum and art gallery of Blackburn has a wide range of exhibitions, events and activities and also has collections of Japanese prints, the Hart collection of books, coins and medieval manuscripts, an award-winning South Asian gallery, the history of Blackburn, the Egyptian Mummy, Fine...More
What a lovely little museum. The section on the history of soinning looms is excellent with examples of looms through the centuries, including an original ‘Spinning Jenny’. This display is so relevant to this part of Northern England that if you are interested in it...More
I looked at previous reviews about this museum and thought it'd take my children to have a look around on a rainy day. I'm really glad that we did. Staff were really friendly we have a great time especially looking at the mummy and reading...More
To be honest I was not expecting much when I came to visit this museum but I was ever so surprised! It's like a little gem mine. Loads to see it was really interesting and all for free too! Would definitely recommend
This is your typical municipal museum with lots of displays around a number of rooms is a grand old building; it serves the council's duty to provide this type of attraction to its people. The highlight is the Egyption mummy which was the reason for...More
Found almost by accident when visiting the city centre, and passed a very pleasant hour wandering around the various rooms and exhibitions. Lots of detail about the city's history and the impact of the Industrial Revolution. One room dedicated to Egypt which seemed out of...More