Bolton Museum, Art Gallery & Aquarium

Sadie Pearson
Bolton Museum, Art Gallery & Aquarium

A fantastic and varied day out, all in one place. Bolton Museum, Art Gallery and Aquarium is a great spot to while away a whole day!

From receiving its first collection of fossils, donated in 1853, the museum in particular has grown to house an important and eclectic collection. From textiles to taxidermy, Egyptology to antiques and much more, there is something to interest every visitor.

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Opening Hours

  • Monday9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday9:30am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday10:00am - 4:00pm

Always double check opening hours with the venue before making a special visit.

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