Bolton Museum, Aquarium & Archive
Le Mans Crescent
Bolton BL1 1SE
Bolton is a medium sized regional museum that has its origins in the Chadwick Museum and Mere Hall Art Gallery. Collections: The museums collection includes archaeology, art, botany, egyptology, entomology, geology, social history, natural history, and zoology.
Lancashire Record Office, Bow Lane, Preston
Lancashire PR1 2RE
Lancashire Archives collects unique, historic records that reflect Lancashire and Lancashire life - past and present.
Lancashire County Council Cultural Services
CH Room, Lancashire Archives, Bow Lane
Preston PR1 2RE
We celebrate and bring together the heritage of Lancashire through a wide range of activities showcasing the Local History and Heritage collections held by Lancashire County Council. Collections are housed within these Cultural Services venues.
Lancashire Infantry Museum
Preston PR2 8AA
The museum houses the largest military collection in the North West. It covers the history of the County's three infantry regiments from the raising of Lord Castleton's Regiment of Foot in 1689 through the several amalgamations that have resulted in the creation of the current Duke of Lancaster's Regiment. Collections: The museum houses the largest military collection in the North West. It covers the history of the County.
North West Sound Archive
Old Steward's Office, Castle Grounds, Clitheroe Castle
Clitheroe BB7 1BA
The North West Sound Archive has around 50,000 such recordings of BBC Radio Manchester as well as over 110,000 sound recorded items and 2.5 tonnes of 78-rpm gramophone records ranging from George Formby to the Halle Orchestra. There are internationally important collections including the survey of English dialect and solidarity speeches from the Dockyards of Poland.