The Bolton Museum and Archive website contains information on all attractions and services available at Bolton Museum, Smithills Hall and Hall i'th Wood Museum, including:

Collections

Around 400,000 objects covering a number of topics

Exhibitions

Details about current and future exhibitions

Aquarium

The only public aquarium in Greater Manchester

Acquisitions and disposals

How objects are obtained for collections and disposed of

Bolton Library And Museum Services

Bolton Civic Centre

Le Mans Crescent

Bolton

BL1 1SE

Telephone 01204 332211
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Opening times

Times are displayed in a 24 hour format.

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Upcoming activities

Upcoming events

Events in the next two weeks

TUE
21
AUG
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
WED
22
AUG
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:30-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
THU
23
AUG
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
FRI
24
AUG
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
SAT
25
AUG
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
SUN
26
AUG
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:10:00-16:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
MON
27
AUG
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
TUE
28
AUG
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
WED
29
AUG
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:30-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
THU
30
AUG
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
FRI
31
AUG
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
SAT
01
SEP
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
SUN
02
SEP
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:10:00-16:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
MON
03
SEP
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
TUE
04
SEP
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
WED
05
SEP
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:30-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
THU
06
SEP
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
FRI
07
SEP
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
SAT
08
SEP
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
SAT
08
SEP
Heritage Open Day at Hall i' th' Wood Museum
Hall i' th' Wood Museum Green Way
Time:12:15-13:30
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
SAT
08
SEP
Heritage Open Day at Hall i' th' Wood Museum
Hall i' th' Wood Museum Green Way
Time:13:00-14:15
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
SAT
08
SEP
Heritage Open Day at Hall i' th' Wood Museum
Hall i' th' Wood Museum Green Way
Time:14:00-15:15
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
SAT
08
SEP
Heritage Open Day at Hall i' th' Wood Museum
Hall i' th' Wood Museum Green Way
Time:14:45-16:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
SUN
09
SEP
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:10:00-16:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
SUN
09
SEP
Heritage Open Day at Smithills Hall
Smithills Hall Smithills Dean Road
Time:12:30-13:45
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
SUN
09
SEP
Heritage Open Day at Smithills Hall
Smithills Hall Smithills Dean Road
Time:13:30-14:45
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
SUN
09
SEP
Heritage Open Day at Smithills Hall
Smithills Hall Smithills Dean Road
Time:14:30-15:45
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
MON
10
SEP
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
TUE
11
SEP
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
WED
12
SEP
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:30-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
THU
13
SEP
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
FRI
14
SEP
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
SAT
15
SEP
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
SUN
16
SEP
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:10:00-16:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
MON
17
SEP
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
TUE
18
SEP
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
WED
19
SEP
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:30-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
THU
20
SEP
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
FRI
21
SEP
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
SAT
22
SEP
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
SUN
23
SEP
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:10:00-16:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
MON
24
SEP
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
TUE
25
SEP
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
WED
26
SEP
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:30-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
THU
27
SEP
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
FRI
28
SEP
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
SAT
29
SEP
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
SUN
30
SEP
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:10:00-16:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
MON
01
OCT
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
TUE
02
OCT
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
WED
03
OCT
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:30-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
THU
04
OCT
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
FRI
05
OCT
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
SAT
06
OCT
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
SUN
07
OCT
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:10:00-16:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
MON
08
OCT
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
TUE
09
OCT
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
WED
10
OCT
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:30-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
THU
11
OCT
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
FRI
12
OCT
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
SAT
13
OCT
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
SUN
14
OCT
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:10:00-16:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
MON
15
OCT
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
TUE
16
OCT
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
WED
17
OCT
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:30-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
THU
18
OCT
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
FRI
19
OCT
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
SAT
20
OCT
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
SUN
21
OCT
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:10:00-16:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
MON
22
OCT
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
TUE
23
OCT
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
WED
24
OCT
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:30-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
THU
25
OCT
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
FRI
26
OCT
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
SAT
27
OCT
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
SUN
28
OCT
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:10:00-16:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
MON
29
OCT
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
TUE
30
OCT
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
WED
31
OCT
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:30-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
THU
01
NOV
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
FRI
02
NOV
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
SAT
03
NOV
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
SUN
04
NOV
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:10:00-16:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
MON
05
NOV
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
TUE
06
NOV
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
WED
07
NOV
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:30-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
THU
08
NOV
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
FRI
09
NOV
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
SAT
10
NOV
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
SUN
11
NOV
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:10:00-16:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
MON
12
NOV
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
TUE
13
NOV
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
WED
14
NOV
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:30-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
THU
15
NOV
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
FRI
16
NOV
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
SAT
17
NOV
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
SUN
18
NOV
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:10:00-16:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
MON
19
NOV
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free
TUE
20
NOV
Making Landscape 1778 - 2016
Bolton Central Library and Museum Le Mans Crescent
Time:09:00-17:00
Age range:0-100   
Cost: free