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

Le Mans Crescent, Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 1SE

01204 332 211

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Opening times

Mon – Sat, 9am – 5pm (Wed from 9.30am) Sun, 10am – 4pm


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