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The Higgins Bedford

The Higgins Bedford is delighted to be reopening its doors and to welcome visitors back on 18 May, following the easing of national restrictions. The museum will return to its usual opening hours of Tuesday – Saturday 11am – 5pm and Sunday 2pm – 5pm.

While closed, please check the Higgins Bedford website, social medial channels, or subscribe to the newsletter for the latest updates and to access online activities and information about collections and exhibitions.

The Higgins Bedford is a Bedford Borough Council run cultural service that celebrates the inspiring stories of local people, encourages a sense of place for Bedford and the surrounding area, and showcases outstanding and varied collections.

The art gallery and museum has permanent displays of archaeology, social history, drawings, paintings, prints and decorative arts as well as a busy programme of:

  • temporary exhibitions from renowned artists
  • lively family events
  • school holidays activities
  • health and wellbeing activities
  • talks from experts

Visit The Higgins Bedford website to find out more.