Bolton's museum houses a quirky and unique variety of exhibits in its collection. These include examples of major British ... More
Bolton Museum & Art Gallery
Bolton's museum houses a quirky and unique variety of exhibits in its collection. These include examples of major British archaeological finds and rare Egyptian artefacts. There is also an aquarium where living exhibits are on display, such as reputedly the oldest living piranha fish in the world and the first Madagascan pin-striped dambas to be bred in captivity.The gallery boasts paintings, sculpture and contemporary ceramics amongst its permanent exhibits and hosts regular one-off, community and touring exhibitions. There is also a small gift shop on site selling prints, postcards and other memorabilia.
This building was designed by William Burn in the 1820s in the neoclassical style for the John Watson School. Since
1984, the National Gallery of Modern Art has housed a magnificent art collection of which the city is justly ...
Sheffield's main museum is situated in the peaceful surrounds of Weston Park, and would make a fascinating combined visit with
the Mappin Art Gallery next door. City Museum's vast collections of natural, artistic, archaeological and historical artifacts are displayed ...
This imposing museum is of particular interest for its recreation of a typical northern street at the turn of the
century complete with local pub, chemist's shop, Victorian parlour and worker's cottage. It also houses a comprehensive local history ...
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