Clitheroe Castle Museum

Castle Hill, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 1BA

Tel: 01200 424 568 Email:

The museum stands high on Castle Hill, in the shadow of the Castle Keep, an image which has dominated Clitheroe's skyline for over 800 years. The Castle and grounds are free to access and open to the public all year round.

Coronavirus - disruption to services

Please note museums are unable to open under current coronavirus restrictions. See our coronavirus: museums updates page for the latest information.

Clitheroe Castle Museum

The historic landmark of Clitheroe, in the heart of the Ribble Valley offers a day of exploration for all the family. Our intriguing galleries will take you on a journey through 350 million years of history, heritage and geology of the local area. Younger hearts may take an adventure kitted out with rucksack, map and magnifying glass!

The Museum will be closed Christmas Day (25th Dec) Boxing Day (26th Dec) and New Year's Day (1st Jan).

All museums are open on all bank holidays between Easter and October. 

3D Model of Clitheroe castle