Towneley Hall Art Gallery and Museum
History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
From its simple beginnings as a temporary exhibion space the Hall has grown to become a multi-purpose museum and gallery, with permanent displays covering regional furniture, natural history, local history, textiles, the decorative arts, and a decidedly non-local exhibition on Egyptology. Visitors can explore Burnley's history in a suite of lovely period rooms.
The Hall is set in the largest park in the Burnley area, with woodland trails, sculpture walks, play areas, ornamental gardens, and a community garden.
Towneley Hall is owned by the Burnley Borough Council who offer free entry for Burnley residents.
About Towneley Hall Art Gallery and Museum
Address: Towneley Park, Burnley, Lancashire, England, BB11 3RQ
Attraction Type: Museum
Location: In Towneley Park, off the A671 (Todmorden Road).
Website: Towneley Hall Art Gallery and Museum
Photo Credit: Alexander P Kapp, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
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