Level 2 - Research Room & Object Handling

Discovering more about Collections

Level 2 - Research Room & Object Handling Collection
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Egyptian Mummy

The Egypt Room

Blackburn's Mummy

Egyptology Collection
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Katsushika Hokusai 'The Great Wave off Kanagawa' 1831

Japanese Woodblock Prints

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

Fine Art Collection
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Beetles at Blackburn Museum

Learning at the Museum

Find out about our learning programme

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Welcome to the Museum

Find out about the museum's history and collections

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What's On


06 Apr 20 > 30 May 20
ALWAYS OPEN ONLINE - Take a closer at the Museum and Art Gallery and its collections


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


Given the new guidance issued by the Government over social distancing, Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery will be closed from Wednesday 18 March until further notice. You can read the full statement from Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council here: https://theshuttle.org.uk/council-building-closures/

Contact Us

Telephone 01254 66713

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

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