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Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery

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On the corner of Richmond Terrace And Museum Street, Blackburn BB1 7AJ, England
+44 1254 585585
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Hidden gem of a museum.

Having visited Blackburn so many times over the years I was suprised to find there was a museum... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2016
Gustavo19792014
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Rossendale, United Kingdom
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its a nice museum it hasn't changed over the years that much,friendly staff, its nice when they... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2016
toptog2014
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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On the corner of Richmond Terrace And Museum Street, Blackburn BB1 7AJ, England
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+44 1254 585585
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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Having visited Blackburn so many times over the years I was suprised to find there was a museum worth talking about. Set in the usual historic buildings you normally find them in just on the edge of the shopping district. I was extremely suprised to...More

Thank Gustavo19792014
Reviewed 15 July 2016

its a nice museum it hasn't changed over the years that much,friendly staff, its nice when they have hands on activities

Thank toptog2014
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Enjoyed our family visit to free museum and art gallery, surprised to see many of the items still there from when I visited as a child, there are activity areas to keep kids occupied when they getting tired or bored.

Thank Alovelycuppacoffee70
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

I found the museum while wandering round Blackburn town centre on a short visit, so was very pleasantly surprised by the quality of the exhibits. The museum puts Blackburn in the context of a once world-leading town and its associated wealth. The ground floor displays...More

Thank UrbanStorm
Reviewed 18 February 2016

A really good place to visit, so much to look at both for local historical significance and the wider world.

1  Thank Gavin W
Reviewed 12 February 2016

We were not expecting there to be a great deal to se in this museum but we were pleasantly surprised. There is a variety of items exhibited and they are displayed in a variety of ways. We spent a couple of hours here. A worthwhile...More

1  Thank UlverstonJanet
Reviewed 24 January 2016

The best known exhibit in this small but interesting museum is its mummy. It's a women and dates from the 1st Century AD. The mummy ended up in Blackburn because the archaeological dig, by Flinders Petrie, was sponsored by a local family called Haworth. For...More

1  Thank Steve_W_Darwen
Reviewed 18 January 2016

I have been missing out all these years by not visiting Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery. Open Wednesday to Sunday between noon and 4.45 pm. Well laid out and there is a disabled ramp to get into the building and lifts between the two floors....More

Thank KennethC767
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Having read a little from the website we went with an hour to use at the end of the day but will need to go back for a much longer visit. It is a lovely Victorian building but the collections are fabulous. The religious manuscripts...More

Thank Philip M
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Always something of interest to see. New Art from people you may never have heard of but can be wonderful or sometimes not of your taste. always good to see something new. Excellent for children to see, how we lived and what was used.

Thank June C
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Wayne L
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Response from Worldtravenut | Reviewed this property |
Apologies for the delay sorry but I can`t remember if they had any such access.......There were quite a few stairs and can`t remember a lift being there
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