Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery

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Shafiq Khan

Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery, Museum St, Blackburn, BB1 7AJ – Visit Now

As one of the first purpose-built free museums to open outside of London in 1874, 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.

Opening Hours

  • Mon: Closed
  • Tue: Closed
  • Wed: 12:00pm – 4:45pm
  • Thu: 12:00pm – 4:45pm
  • Fri: 12:00pm – 4:45pm
  • Sat: 12:00pm – 4:45pm
  • Sun: Closed
  • Always double check opening hours with the venue before making a special visit

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