Explore the past,
meet the present,
create the future.
Contemporary Arts Exhibitions
Explore what's on in our Lancashire galleries.
Permanent Museum Exhibitions
Explore our Natural & Social history galleries in Lancashire.
Food and Drink
Visit the Whitaker Bar & Kitchen
Enjoy the beautiful views of Rossendale and wonderful food.
What's On at the Whitaker
Discover everything we have going on over the next few months.
Inspired by The Whitaker’s contemporary art exhibitions and eclectic museum collection.
Become a Volunteer
The Whitaker has a growing friendly team of volunteers who are the heartbeat of all we do.
The Whitaker Museum and Shop Wednesday to Sunday 10am – 4pm Late night Thursday 8pm
Bar & Kitchen Wednesday to Friday 10am – 4pm (Food 11am – 3.30pm) Late night Thursday – Open 10am – 8pm (Food 11am – 7.30pm), Saturday and Sunday 10am – 4pm (Breakfast – 10-11:30, Food 12-4)
Admission to the Whitaker Museum is free, except for special exhibitions or events.