Bolton Library and Museum Services


Easter opening times

We have plenty of fun activities available during the Easter break.

Here are a few of the events that are  happening across all our services

Easter opening details on the Plan your visit page


Bolton's library service. Find information about branch opening times and all our other services.

Libraries section


Come and enjoy amazing history, art, culture and activities in our accessible and family friendly galleries.

Museum section

Ask Bolton Libraries

A boroughwide Enquiry Service providing quick, thorough responses to questions sent by phone, fax, letter or email.

Ask Bolton Libraries section


Browse archives indexes and plan your visit to the History Centre based at Bolton Museum.

Achives section

The Aquarium

Greater Manchester's only public aquarium, based in the Central Library and Museum building.

Aquarium section

Historic Halls

History and visitor information about our historic halls: Hall i' th' Wood Museum and Smithills Hall.

Historic Halls section