Temporary closure notice

The Hall is temporarily closed until Spring 2025 for essential repairs and restoration.

  • The shop, Park Life Cafe and toilets remain open
  • Look out for events and craft activities in the Lecture Theatre
  • Selected school workshops will continue
  • Towneley Park is always free to enjoy

You can still explore our collection on Art UK, the online showcase for art in every UK public collection.

What's On

Bumble Bee Talk

A talk all about Bees


Towneley 120

A selection of images celebrating 120 years of Towneley opening as a public park


Parkinsons’ Kilkof and Kures

150 years of cures and cooking explored through these vibrant labels.


The Towneley Collection

A treasure trove of objects from around the world, here at Towneley

Towneley Hall and parkland

Towneley Hall historic house, art gallery and museum located in 400 acres of beautiful parkland provides all the ingredients for a fun, educational and adventurous day out.

The magnificent hall, which dates from the 14th Century, contains fine period rooms decorated with oil paintings and sculptures.

The museum houses an eclectic collection including an Egyptian mummy, the Whalley Abbey vestments, Lancashire-made oak furniture, Pilkington Pottery and the Towneley Bear! 

The art gallery boasts a spectacular collection of oil paintings including works by Sir Lawrence Alma Tadema, John William Waterhouse and Johan Zoffany.

a couple walking past Towneley entrance