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Bedford Museum, Bedford

Bedford Museum

Castle Lane
MK40 3XD
Tel: +44(0)1234 353323
Fax: +44(0)1234 273401
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With its emphasis clearly focused on the local community the Social History collections reflect both the home and working environments of the people of north Bedfordshire. The collections of some 20,000 items cover the wide range of domestic, corporate, military and agricultural life as well as local crafts and industries. 

The lives of earlier inhabitants of north Bedfordshire are interpreted through the Archaeology collections.  They range from the flint tools and hand axes of the Palaeolithic to the more recent past in Medieval times.  The museum holds a good numismatics collection of coins, tokens, jettons, medals and medallions

Bedford Museum, Bedford

The Museum shop offers a variety of interesting and unusual gift ideas, including toys for children

A coffee machine with seating is available in the entrance hall and drinks can be taken into the attractive courtyard.

Weddings and Conferences
The Museum has a room for hire with blackout which seats 40 people and the Museum can also be booked for private functions.

Opening Times
Tuesday - Saturday: 11am - 5pm (last entry 4.45pm)
Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays: 2 - 5pm (last entry 4.45pm)
Closed on Mondays, Good Friday, Christmas and New Year

Housed in the former Higgins and Son Brewery, Bedford Museum is situated within the picturesque gardens of  Bedford Castle

In case of alteration, please check prices, opening times and any specific important information before booking or visiting

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