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Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery

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Interesting, took my children for a visit off the cuff while we was In town, really glad I did as... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Dzintra W
Lovely museum

To be honest I was not expecting much when I came to visit this museum but I was ever so surprised... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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On the corner of Richmond Terrace And Museum Street, Blackburn BB1 7AJ, England
+44 1254 585585
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

I looked at previous reviews about this museum and thought it'd take my children to have a look around on a rainy day. I'm really glad that we did. Staff were really friendly we have a great time especially looking at the mummy and reading...More

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Interesting, took my children for a visit off the cuff while we was In town, really glad I did as the children had a good time.

Thank Dzintra W
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

I took a class of 24 pupils here who loved it and it really brought the history of Blackburn alive. We had a talk by Steve Irwin whose knowledge, delivery and passion for history inspired the pupils.

Thank james c
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

To be honest I was not expecting much when I came to visit this museum but I was ever so surprised! It's like a little gem mine. Loads to see it was really interesting and all for free too! Would definitely recommend

Thank Katrina00uk
Reviewed 16 April 2018

This is your typical municipal museum with lots of displays around a number of rooms is a grand old building; it serves the council's duty to provide this type of attraction to its people. The highlight is the Egyption mummy which was the reason for...More

Thank Tony P
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Found almost by accident when visiting the city centre, and passed a very pleasant hour wandering around the various rooms and exhibitions. Lots of detail about the city's history and the impact of the Industrial Revolution. One room dedicated to Egypt which seemed out of...More

1  Thank L13B
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Found by chance but really enjoyed our visit. Local history particularly interesting. Some lovely Japanese paintings. Small gift shop. Would recommend a visit.

1  Thank Lin H
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Been visiting for about 60 years and recommend you to visit. The Industrial Revolution features strongly. I feel the borough needs to publicise the museum more. Looking forward to visiting for another 60 years!

1  Thank RobBeardsworth
Reviewed 22 April 2017

An absolutely wonderful museum. Packed to the rafters with interesting finds. The Art Gallery is fantastic. Lovely staff. Would definitely visit again.

1  Thank val f
Reviewed 8 April 2017

I love this place, my daughter loves this place and education places love this place. When I was at school we went there and now I am a teacher I take children there. The staff are great; very helpful and informative. Always a pleasure.

2  Thank Anny T
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Wayne L
28 April 2017|
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Apologies for the delay sorry but I can`t remember if they had any such access.......There were quite a few stairs and can`t remember a lift being there