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Bolton Library and Museum Services

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Central Library Le Mans Crescent, Bolton BL1 1SE, England
+44 1204 332211
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Lovely library with a great children's section. My girls really enjoy it. Self scan machines as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Elaine S
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Bolton, England, United Kingdom
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Great Archive Service

Visited the archives here hunting material for a project I'm working on and was meant by a... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
neddyb1
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Northwich, United Kingdom
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  • Average11%
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“local history” (19 reviews)
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Central Library Le Mans Crescent, Bolton BL1 1SE, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely library with a great children's section. My girls really enjoy it. Self scan machines as well no.long queues

Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Visited the archives here hunting material for a project I'm working on and was meant by a wonderful member of staff who seemed to have everything at his finger tips. Some interesting publications on local history for sale. Huge respect for the monumental archive that...More

Thank neddyb1
231maureenl, Information Assistant at Bolton Library and Museum Services, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and we are delighted to hear that you were pleased the service at our History Centre. We hope that you will visit us again. Best wishes Maureen

Reviewed 11 March 2017

we took the children many times to the liberary and museum and always had a lovely experience.we worth a visit for a day out.

Thank Chris L
231maureenl, Information Assistant at Bolton Library and Museum Services, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review and I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit. Please look out for our artFULL children's events and lots more on our website and Facebook. Hope to see you and your family again. Kind regards Maureen

Reviewed 15 February 2017

The exhibits are constantly changing so there is always something not to see. There are too many things to list here but I do recommend having a peep at the aquarium in the basement. It's a work in progress but it's good. Then while you...More

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Loved the visit, the staff were brilliant and very helpful, can't wait for the new Egyptian exhibition

Thank Andrea H
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Very comprehensive collection of books, staff always helpful, 1 st Wednesday of every month at 2 pm free films shown in lecture theatre 1, also 1st Saturday of month children's films shown too, good lists of things to do in Bolton

Thank chrisWakefield
231maureenl, Information Assistant at Bolton Library and Museum Services, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to submit your review. I'm glad that you are pleased with the service and events that we have. We look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards Maureen

Reviewed 11 January 2017

I've never been disappointed whenever I visit this wonderful institution! The Library staff in particular are brilliant- no problem is too large or small. They will help you find all the information you need or track down any book etc .

Thank Twizzle982016
231maureenl, Information Assistant at Bolton Library and Museum Services, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to submit your review. I'm pleased to hear that you enjoy your visits to the library and that our staff are very helpful. Hope to see you again soon. Best wishes Maureen

Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Especially the museum, art gallery and Egyptology department. Had to review ,well worth a visit , the aquarium is great too.

Thank mike t
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Growing up in Bolton the museum used to be a place of great attraction. However on my last visit with my partner and children I was horrified to see how far the museum has fallen. The aquarium was so disappointing and not exactly full of...More

Thank Wez M
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This was a very interesting day out. A beautiful building, we visited the aquarium which was small but interesting. The kids really liked it. We also like the older displays upstairs, especially the Egyptian section. I particularly liked the art gallery and the photos of...More

Thank Mrs H
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