Important notice: We plan to carry out essential maintenance work to our website between 10pm On Monday 9 December and 6am on Tuesday 10 December and then again between 9pm on Tuesday 10 December and 6am Wednesday 11 December. Whilst this maintenance work is taking place please note that our website and online services will not be available. We apologise in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.
Welcoming, warm and friendly Bury Art Museum is the perfect place to enjoy art and find out more about the rich history of Bury and the surrounding area. Showcasing the best of international and local art and with the addition of Bury Art Shop and Barney's Cafe Bury Art Museum can truly offer something for all interests.The collections and exhibitions are supported by a range of activities and events which allow visitors to explore and enjoy the Gallery and Museum further. All housed in a distinctive Edwardian building that is a work of art in itself.
Children and their carers are welcome and we're developing new family friendly activities all the time. Look out for the activities in the museum and gallery such as creating Victorian Toy Theatre and Giant Portraits. We run workshops every Saturday and during the school holidays, for information about these workshops and activities for children follow the Family Activities link to the right.
Find out more about our collections by following the Museum's blog and discover more hidden gems as our Curator reveals what's 'Inside the Box'. Follow the link to the right.
We will close on Christmas Eve (24 December) at 17:00 and then be closed Wednesday 25 December 2013 to Wednesday 1 January 2014 (inclusive).
Normal opening times will resume from Thursday 2 January 2014.