Saturday 27 April – Sunday 4 August
Mark Lightowler is a well-known local artist and butterfly expert, who works at Animal World, Moss Bank Park in Bolton. Over the years, he has produced many works of art based on specimens from Bolton Museum’s collection.
Saturday 16 March – Sunday 2 JuneShowcasing several centuries of Bolton art, this exhibition uncovers works by little known as well as more prominent artists.
You can search from any page within the collections section on this site. If you follow the link above you will find an introduction to how the search works as well as some examples to get you going.
See Bolton, the town and its people, as it was photographed by Humphrey Spender for the Mass Observation project. A fascinating social document of pre-war Lancashire life.
Bolton Museum Services include...
Discover Hall i’ th’ Wood Museum, a 15th century half-timbered hall and birthplace of the spinning mule.
Explore Smithills Hall, a Grade 1 listed building set in formal gardens on the edge of the West Pennine Moors.
Bolton Museum and Archive service is located above the Library behind the Town hall on Le Mans Crescent.
The only public aquarium in Greater Manchester. Come and see our diverse fish collection.