History and heritage
Animals and Us exhibition
A new interactive, family exhibition is now open at Bolton Museum – with a tiny mouse as star of the show.
Leopold, the inquisitive mouse, has been designed by Chorlton illustrator Anna Violet and is the mascot for Animals and Us.
He will guide visitors through the exhibition, showing them how all animals – from insects to elephants – are an important part of our everyday lives.
The Animals and Us exhibition is in the new exhibition space on the...
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
The museum’s art collection is represented in a new exhibition, on the lower ground floor.
Entitled Making Landscape, the exhibition features a selection from 1778 – 2016, including stunning 18th century watercolours to contemporary photographs.
The museum, which is situated on the top floor of the building, is now closed to the public for the duration of the Eternal...
Fri 22 Sep 2017 at
Discover all about the extraordinary story of Mass Observation and their pioneering study of Bolton, which they called ‘Worktown’, in the late 1930s. Beginning our walk in the Bolton History Centre you will have a chance to view Humphrey...