The Museum is free and open all year except on Mondays, Tuesdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays. Please contact the museum to confirm our opening times if in doubt.
PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL BE CLOSED FOR A PRIVATE EVENT ON THURS 23rd and FRI 24th JANUARY 2020. APOLOGIES FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.
Museum opening times:
- Monday Closed
- Tuesday Closed
- Wednesday 12 – 4.45pm
- Thursday 12 – 4.45pm
- Friday 12 – 4.45pm
- Saturday 12 – 4.45pm
- Sunday Closed – Special event opening 6th Oct – 3rd Nov 12 – 4.45pm
Getting to Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery
The museum is located on the corner of Richmond Terrace and Museum Street.
For a location map please click here.
Blackburn can be reached by the M65 via the M6 or M61. If you are travelling from Preston, Blackburn can be reached on the A677, from Bolton on the A666 and from Chorley on the A674.
There are pay and display bays around the town centre and above the Mall shopping centre. Short-stay (1 hour) pay and display spaces are located on Richmond Terrace and Museum Street.
The museum is happy to accommodate group visits. These can either be self-led, as part of a school group visit or as a guided tour. A guided tour lasts approximately one hour and can include tea/coffee. For guided tour charges or further information on any of these options please contact the museum.
- Gift Shop
- Full disabled access
- Children’s activities
- Baby changing facilities
- Refreshments available nearby
- Near to train and bus stops
- Learning sessions (see Learning section)
For full information about what Blackburn has to offer visitors please see VisitBlackburn website.