Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery

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As one of the first free museums to open outside of London in 1874, Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery houses a rich and fascinating collection of fine art, decorative art, Egyptology, coins, manuscripts, natural history and social history.

With over 1000 Japanese prints, 5000 examples of of coins and money, 500 books and manuscripts and largest icon collection outside London, you certainly won’t be short of things to see.

Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery is a listed Victorian Gothic building in the centre of the town.

Visit their website here