Welcome to the Museum

Find out about the museum's history and collections

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Beetles at Blackburn Museum

Learning at the Museum

Find out about our learning programme

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Japanese Woodblock Prints

Katsushika Hokusai, 'The Great Wave Off Kanagawa', 1831

Fine Art Collection
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Egyptian Mummy

The Egypt Room

Blackburn's Mummy

Egyptology Collection
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New videos

Staff Choice, Hart Collection and Kathleen Ferrier featured

Videos about the collections Collection
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Level 2 - Research Room & Object Handling

Discovering more about Collections

Level 2 - Research Room & Object Handling Collection
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What's On

Structures in Ceramic Exhibition

08 Sep 18 > 20 Apr 19
Celebrating the history and craft of architectural ceramic production in Darwen


Videos about the collections

Watch videos about the museum and its collections. Sir Brian Vickers speaks about the museum's Shakespeare folios.


Learning at Blackburn Museum

Find out what learning sessions and resources are available for schools, colleges and independent learners.

Plan your visit

Opening Times

12 noon – 4.45 pm Wednesday – Saturday

Closed Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and all Bank Holidays

Contact Us

Telephone 01254 667130

Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery, Museum Street, Blackburn. BB1 7AJ

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