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The Higgins Bedford

Following announcements from the Government regarding new national restrictions to control the spread of coronavirus, The Higgins Bedford will temporarily close to the public from Thursday 5 November until at least Wednesday 2 December 2020.

The Higgins Bedford will be in touch with you shortly if you have booked a ticket to visit the museum during this time.

Please visit the website and social media 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.