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The Higgins Bedford

Bedfordshire

Free to all
10% off

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 collection

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.

The Higgins Bedford

Free to all

Castle Lane, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 3XD

01234 718618

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Opening times

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

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