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Museum, free entry



Castle Lane,
MK40 3XD


The Higgins Bedford unites on one site three previous cultural venues : Cecil Higgins Art Gallery, Bedford Museum and Bedford Gallery. The buildings themselves date back 200 years and have their own rich history of occupation and use, even before they became used for their more recent cultural past.

Disabled toiletsFacilities for educational visitsPicnic sitePublic toilets

Children welcomeDisabled accessGuided tours for groupsSmoking not allowed

Opening details

Please see website for further details.


Free entry


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Map reference: TL 052497  Lat: 52.13616 Long: -0.46422

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.


  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed