Bedfordshire & Luton Archives & Record Service

Beds & Luton Archives & Records Service, Riverside Building, Borough Hall, Cauldwell Street
Bedford MK42 9AP

We are the County Record Office for Bedfordshire, based in Riverside Building, Borough Hall, Bedford, where visitors are welcome to come in and use the archives for research.

John Bunyan Museum & Library

Bunyan Meeting, Mill Street
Bedford MK40 3EU

The John Bunyan Museum tells the story of John Bunyan (1628 -1688), the renowned author, pastor and preacher. Visitors to the museum are able to take a walk through Bunyan's life and times.

Panacea Museum, The

9 Newnham Road
Bedford MK40 3NX

The Panacea Museum tells the story of the Panacea Society, a remarkable religious community that existed in Bedford for almost a century. In the main museum building you can discover how the society was formed, what they believed and how they lived. You can also find out about Joanna Southcott and her sealed box of prophecies and why the Panacea Society campaigned tirelessly for the box to be opened.

Priory House Heritage Centre

33 High Street South
Dunstable LU6 3RZ

Located within a 13th century building, Priory House Heritage Centre boasts a range of things to see and do. Take in a snapshot of a historical era, enjoy a delicious snack, lunch or afternoon tea in the award winning tea rooms.