The Higgins Bedford

A museum dedicated to exploring the history and culture of Bedford.

The Higgins Bedford unites three previously separate venues – Cecil Higgins Art Gallery, Bedford Museum and Bedford Gallery. Joining the buildings has increased the space for temporary and touring exhibitions as well as making more room for permanent displays.

Permanent collections

The museum is home to the Cecil Higgins Collection of fine and decorative arts, which features work by the designers William Burges and Edward Bawden.

Other displays celebrate the stories of local residents – both past and present – as well as the history of Bedford's development and the town's relationship with the wider world.


Venue details

The Higgins Bedford Castle Lane, Bedford Bedfordshire MK40 3XD 01234 718618 www.thehigginsbedford.org.uk

Entry details

Free to all
50% off exhibitions with National Art Pass

 

Tue – Sat, 11am – 5pm
Sun and Bank Holiday Mon, 2pm – 5pm
Closed Good Friday and Christmas

Member offers

10% off gift and stationery items in shop