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The Higgins Bedford

Type:Museum

Castle Lane, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 3XD

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About

The Higgins Bedford showcases wonderful and varied collections including fine and decorative arts, world-class watercolour and prints and unique groups of work by the designers William Burges and Edward Bawden. The watercolour collection includes works by Turner, Constable, Cotman and Blake, whilst the print collection includes works by Picasso, Goya, Munch and Bonnard alongside many others. The Higgins Bedford explores the inspiring stories of local people and encourages a ‘sense of place’ for Bedford and the surrounding area. Using collections of archaeology, social history and ethnography, the museum shows how the town of Bedford has developed. The Higgins Bedford is a Bedford Borough Council cultural service.

 

The Higgins Bedford

Castle Lane

Bedford

MK40 3XD

 

01234 718618

 

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Guide Prices

Free Entry

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Catering

  • Picnic site

Children

  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Guided tours for groups

Property Facilities

  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Road:From the M1, A, A6 or A428 : Follow signs to town centre and then to museum.By Public Transport:From Bedford station it is 20 minutes' walk to Bedford Museum.

Opening Times

* Opening Hours:

Tuesday – Saturday 11am – 5pm

Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays 2pm – 5pm

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