Discover Lancashire's museums.

We have an impressive network of museums whose collections examine all aspects of Lancashire life, its history and industrial heritage.

Our museums

Clitheroe Castle Museum

The historic landmark of Clitheroe, in the heart of the Ribble Valley offers a day of exploration for all the family.

Fleetwood Museum

Explore the story of Fleetwood from past to present.

Gawthorpe Hall

A superb Jacobean historic house, nestled in the shadow of Pendle Hill.


Helmshore Mills Textile Museum

Two original Lancashire textile mills, nestling side by side in the village of Helmshore in the stunning Rossendale Valley.

Judges’ Lodgings

Discover the treasures of Lancaster's oldest town house.

Lancaster Castle

Discover one of the most important historic monuments in the North West.


Lancaster City Museum

Situated in the heart of this historic cultural city of Lancaster in an elegant Georgian building.

Lancaster Maritime Museum

Explore Lancaster's golden age and rich maritime and natural history.

Museum of Lancashire

The Museum of Lancashire is your perfect introduction to all things Lancashire.


Queen Street Mill Textile Museum

The last surviving 19th century steam powered weaving mill.

The Cottage Museum

An intimate glimpse of early Victorian life.

Discover Lancashire with our Xplorer tickets

Discover Lancashire's museums with an Xplorer ticket.

Events and exhibitions

Events and exhibitions in museums across Lancashire.

Resources for schools

Learning with Lancashire museums.


Explore our extensive collections.

World War 1

Discover their stories, learn about their lives.