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Towneley Hall will temporarily close from Monday 17th June until Spring 2025 to allow essential repairs. The shop and Museum of Local Crafts & Industries will remain open. We apologise for any inconvenience and look forward to welcoming visitors into the main Hall when it fully re-opens.

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Towneley 120

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

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