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The Higgins Bedford showcases wonderful and varied collections of fine and decorative arts and changing exhibitions drawn from the nationally significant collection of British watercolours, drawings and prints. Displays of archaeology, social history and ethnography demonstrate how Bedfordshire has developed over time. These collections inspire a programme of temporary exhibitions, active learning and events.

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The Higgins Bedford
Castle Lane
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MK40 3XD Bedford

Museum type(s)

Art & Design Specialized & Alternative

Topics

Local Archaeology

Visitor information

Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 11:00 am – 05:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am – 05:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am – 05:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am – 05:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am – 05:00 pm
Sunday 02:00 pm – 05:00 pm

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Admission

Adults & Children Free Entry

To help manage the number of people in the museum, capacity has been reduced and visitors must book a free timed entry ticket in advance at www.thehigginsbedford.org.uk or by calling the Box Office on 01234 718044

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Facilities


  • Coffee

  • Restaurant

  • Museum shop

  • Wheelchair accessible

  • Child friendly

Location

Castle Lane, Bedford, England

Exhibitions

Current

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Under the Same Sky
11Apr

Under the Same Sky

In this art and social history exhibition, explore the local impact of the weather, alongside artists depictions of the sky above. Drawn from the renowned Cecil Higgins Art Gallery Collection, expl...
Edward Bawden: Architectural Elements
06Jun

Edward Bawden: Architectural Elements

Architecture is one of the most prominent and reoccurring subjects that appear throughout the extensive body of work of influential British artist and designer, Edward Bawden. Selected from the Cec...

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