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Bolton Museum and Art Gallery has something for everyone. Visit our Ancient Egypt Gallery to see fascinating artifacts, learn about Bolton's rich heritage or meander your way through our collection of art. Learn about creatures from all over the...more
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Central Library Le Mans Crescent, Bolton BL1 1SE, England
The exhibits are constantly changing so there is always something not to see. There are too many things to list here but I do recommend having a peep at the aquarium in the basement. It's a work in progress but it's good. Then while you...More
Very comprehensive collection of books, staff always helpful, 1 st Wednesday of every month at 2 pm free films shown in lecture theatre 1, also 1st Saturday of month children's films shown too, good lists of things to do in Bolton
231maureenl, Information Assistant at Bolton Library and Museum Services, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017
Thank you so much for taking the time to submit your review. I'm glad that you are pleased with the service and events that we have.
We look forward to seeing you again.
I've never been disappointed whenever I visit this wonderful institution! The Library staff in particular are brilliant- no problem is too large or small. They will help you find all the information you need or track down any book etc .
231maureenl, Information Assistant at Bolton Library and Museum Services, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2017
Thank you for taking the time to submit your review.
I'm pleased to hear that you enjoy your visits to the library and that our staff are very helpful.
Hope to see you again soon.
Growing up in Bolton the museum used to be a place of great attraction. However on my last visit with my partner and children I was horrified to see how far the museum has fallen. The aquarium was so disappointing and not exactly full of...More
This was a very interesting day out. A beautiful building, we visited the aquarium which was small but interesting. The kids really liked it. We also like the older displays upstairs, especially the Egyptian section. I particularly liked the art gallery and the photos of...More
The museum is a great place to visit. The library is on the ground floor. First floor museum and toilets. Both stairs and lifts. The basement has an aquarium. Wheelchair accessible and also disability friendly. They have a small shop too buy souvenirs and an...More
Had a lovely couple of hours spent in the museum and aquarium. Museum was very good, had gone to especially see the Egyptian section, saw something I'd never seen before, so learnt something new. Only minor criticism, was the labels didn't give a location of...More
I took a disability child with me he said he wanted to go, he enjoyed it and its free, I remember the Aquarium being really big and plenty to see ?, I paid for 5 hours of car park, an hour would have covered it,...More
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Bolton Museum reopens tomorrow (Saturday 22 September) including the spectacular Bolton's Egypt exhibition. There will be a family fun day from 9.30am to 4pm. There'll crafts, interactive storytelling, face painting, object... More
Bolton Museum reopens tomorrow (Saturday 22 September) including the spectacular Bolton's Egypt exhibition. There will be a family fun day from 9.30am to 4pm. There'll crafts, interactive storytelling, face painting, object handling and lots more.