All Ages Indoor Museum Free

The Higgins Bedford

The Higgins Bedford, Castle Ln, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 3XD
01234 718618
Average time spent - 1 hours
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Things to do at The Higgins Bedford review

The Higgins Bedford is a museum located in the town centre of Bedford, Bedfordshire. It is an Art Gallery and a Museum that occupies the site of Bedford Castle. It reopened after an extensive refurbishment in June 2013.

The museum is home to a number of exhibitions with 12 gallery spaces many of which are permanent. The museum itself is dedicated to exploring the history and culture of Bedford. They often run family-friendly workshops and sessions.

The gallery is in a Grade II listed building and is a venue for touring exhibitions, lectures and events. Among the displays, there are nationally significant collections of work by the Victorian architect-designer William Burgess and the 20th-century designer-printmaker Edward Bawden. The museum is free to visit so why not pop in when you are next in Bedford. They are also located close to the John Bunyan Museum, also free to visit.

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FAQ and Further Information The Higgins Bedford

Is there food and drink available?

There is a cafe/restaurant serving hot and cold food and drinks.

What are the main things to do?

Museum dedicated to the history of Bedford with 12 galleries including art galleries. There are toilets and a cafe/restaurant.

What are the ticket prices?

*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *FREE – the museum is free to visit.

Is there parking?

There is parking nearby, charges may apply.

When are they open?

The Higgins Bedford is open almost all year round For up to date opening times please visit their website.

Dog friendly?

Only assistance dogs are permitted.

Are they accessible?

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