Bolton Library, Museum and Archive Services

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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For a great day out and some inspiration, look no further than Bolton's Museums and libraries.

2010 sees some big changes taking place at the Museum, Aquarium and Archive, with the current local history gallery closing for a complete refurbishment. The new gallery will open in November, and the Art Gallery, Egyptology Gallery, History Centre and Aquarium will open throughout the work.

Hall i' th' Wood Museum is a 500 year old half-timbered hall and is one of the North West's most famous buildings. Smithills Hall dates back to 1300's, and reveals amazing secrets about its history.

Bolton has 15 libraries, providing services for anyone who lives, visits, studies or works in the town.

We've a wide range of events and courses available for adults, from life drawing to collections talks.




Don't be shy, say hello. We'd love to hear from you.


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