Bolton Museum, Aquarium & Archive

The museum's highlights include an important Egyptology collection, British fine and applied art, Mass Observation photography, natural history, ethnography and a freshwater aquarium.

The paintings collections includes a group of works by Bolton-born artist Thomas Moran and his wife Mary Nimmo Moran, works by Blake, Rowlandson and Turner, and a small selection of Old Master paintings by Colonia, Dughet and Giordano. A new local history gallery tells the story of how Bolton and its people were transformed by the Industrial Revolution.

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Venue details

Bolton Museum, Aquarium & Archive Le Mans Crescent, Bolton Lancashire BL1 1SE 01204 332211

Entry details

Free entry to all
Free exhibitions to all

Mon – Sat, 9am – 5pm (Wed from 9.30am)

Sun, 10am – 4pm

Member offers

10% off shop purchases