The Whitaker (previously Rossendale Museum & Art Gallery) is set in a beautiful park at the centre of the Rossendale Valley, Lancashire, UK. The museum displays include interesting local history, painting, and Victorian natural history collections. There is also a very active contemporary art gallery with changing exhibitions. Our main galleries have been newly refurbished by The Whitaker Group, who have exciting plans for the future of the gallery, the collection, and the park.

Museum and Eatery Opening Times  are 10am – 4pm, Wednesday to Sunday.

PLEASE NOTE : Bank Holiday Monday we’re open – 11am – 4pm

Opening Hours:

The Whitaker Whitaker Park Haslingden Road Rossendale Lancashire BB4 6RE Rawtenstall Phone 01706 260785 email info@thewhitaker.org  

Events & Exhibitions

Facilities

The Whitaker

Eatery

Enjoy the taste of great coffee and excellent food, surrounded by culture and history.

The Whitaker

Museum

The displays include interesting local history and a Victorian natural history collection.

The Whitaker

Gallery

Newly refurbished galleries, an active contemporary art gallery with changing exhibitions.

The Whitaker

Conference Suite

A fully refurbished conference suite, offering a multi-functional IT experience

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