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Bolton Museum, Aquarium & Archive


Free to all
10% off

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.

Bolton Museum, Aquarium & Archive

Free to all

Le Mans Crescent, Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 1SE

01204 332211


Opening times

Monday closed
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9.30am - 5pm
Thu - Sat 9am - 5pm
Sunday closed

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