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Bolton Library and Museum Services

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Very comprehensive collection of books, staff always helpful, 1 st Wednesday of every month at 2 pm... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
chrisWakefield
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Bolton, United Kingdom
Nice place to visit

Especially the museum, art gallery and Egyptology department. Had to review ,well worth a visit... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2017
mike t
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bolton
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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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Reviewed 15 February 2017

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

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Loved the visit, the staff were brilliant and very helpful, can't wait for the new Egyptian exhibition

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

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

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231maureenl, Information Assistant at Bolton Library and Museum Services, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Hello, 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. Kind regards Maureen

Reviewed 12 January 2017

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 .

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231maureenl, Information Assistant at Bolton Library and Museum Services, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2017

Hello, 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. Best wishes Maureen

Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Especially the museum, art gallery and Egyptology department. Had to review ,well worth a visit , the aquarium is great too.

Thank mike t
Reviewed 6 December 2016

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

Thank Wez M
Reviewed 16 November 2016

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

Thank Mrs H
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

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

Thank deborahkarim
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 14 September 2016

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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Karen S
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Response from 231maureenl | Property representative |
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
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