Museums and galleries offering MA members discounts
The Members Free Entry includes listings of over 900 museums, galleries and exhibitions in the UK offering free entry (to the museum/gallery and/or paying exhibitions) or other discounts to current Museums Association members. Show your membership card at the admission or ticket desk to get your discount.
Region: North West

Accrington

Haworth Art Gallery
Haworth Park, Manchester Road, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5 2JS
www.hyndburnbc.gov.uk/hag
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Alston

South Tynedale Railway
The Railway Station, Alston, Cumbria, CA9 3JB
www.strps.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Ambleside

Armitt Museum & Library
Rydal Road, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9BL
www.armitt.com
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Barnoldswick

Bancroft Mill Engine Trust
Gillians Lane, Barnoldswick, nr Colne, Lancashire, BB8 5QR
www.bancroftmill.org.uk
50p off

Barrowford

Pendle Heritage Centre
Park Hill, Barrowford, Nelson, Lancashire, BB9 6JQ
www.htnw.co.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Birkenhead

Birkenhead Priory & St Mary’s Tower
Priory Street, Birkenhead, CH41 5JH
www.visitwirral.com
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Williamson Art Gallery and Museum
Slatey Road, Birkenhead, CH43 4UE
www.williamsonartgallery.org
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Wirral Transport Museum and Birkenhead Tramway
1 Taylor Street, Birkenhead, CH41 1BG
www.visitwirral.com
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Bolton

Bolton Library and Museum Service
Le Mans Crescent, Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 1SE
www.boltonmuseums.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Bolton Steam Museum
Mornington Road, Off Chorley Old Road, Bolton, Lancs, BL1 4EU
www.nmes.org
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Hall i’th’ Wood Museum
Green Way, off Crompton Way, Bolton, BL1 8UA
www.boltonmuseums.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Bowness-on-Windermere

Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House
Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3JT
www.blackwell.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Burnley

Museum of Local History
Towneley Holmes Road, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 3RQ
www.towneleyhall.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Queen Street Mill Textile Museum
Queen Street, Harle Syke, Burnley, Lancashire, BB10 2HX
www.lancashire.gov.uk/museums
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Towneley Hall Art Gallery and Museums
Towneley Holmes Road, off Todmorden Road, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 3RQ
towneleyhall@burnley.gov.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)
On production of membership card

Bury

Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre
Moss Street, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 0DR
www.BuryArtMuseum.co.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Carlisle

Cumbria's Museum of Military Life
Alma Block, The Castle, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3 8UR
www.cumbriasmuseumofmilitarylife.org
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Guildhall Museum
Greenmarket Carlisle Cumbria, CA3 8JE
www.tulliehouse.co.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery
Castle Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3 8TP
www.tulliehouse.co.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Chester

Grosvenor Museum
27 Grosvenor St, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2DD
www.westcheshiremuseums.co.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Clitheroe

Clitheroe Castle Museum
Castle Hill, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 1BA
www.lancashire.gov.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Cockermouth

Printing House Trust
102 Main St, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9LX
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Coniston

Ruskin Museum
Yewdale Road, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8DU
www.ruskinmuseum.com
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Free entry to permanent collections and temporary exhibitions.

Farndon

Stretton Watermill
Mill Lane, Stretton, Nr Farndon, Cheshire, SY14 7HS
www.strettonwatermill.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Fleetwood

Fleetwood Museum
Queen’s Terrace, Fleetwood, FY7 6BT
www.lancashire.gov.uk.museums
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Grosvenor Museum

Cheshire West Museums
27 Grosvenor Street, Chester, CH1 2DD
www.westcheshiremuseums.co.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Helmshore

Helmshore Mills Textile Museum
Holcombe Road, Helmshore, Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4 4NP
www.lancashire.gov.uk/museums
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Kendal

Abbot Hall Art Gallery
Abbot Hall, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 5AL
www.abbothall.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Kendal Museum
Station Road, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 6BT
www.kendalmuseum.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry
Abbot Hall, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 5AL
www.lakelandmuseum.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Quaker Tapestry Museum
Quaker Tapestry Stramongate, Kendal Cumbria, LA9 4BH
www.quaker-tapestry.co.uk/
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Free entry to Museums Association Members

Keswick

Cumberland Pencil Museum
Southey Works, Greta Bridge, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5NG
www.pencilmuseum.co.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Mirehouse
Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4QE
www.mirehouse.com
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Lancaster

Cottage Museum
15 Castle Hill, Lancaster, LA1 1YS
www.lancashire.gov.uk/museum
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Judges’ Lodgings
Church Street, Lancaster, LA1 1YS
www.lancashire.gov.uk/museums
Free entry (all exhibitions)
King's Own Royal Regiment Museum
City Museum, Market Square, Lancaster, LA1 1HT
http://www.kingsownmuseum.com/index.htm
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Lancaster City Museum
Market Square, Lancaster, LA1 1HT
www.lancashire.gov.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Lancaster Maritime Museum
Custom House, St George’s Quay, Lancaster, LA1 1RB
www.lancashire.gov.uk/museums
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Roman Bath House
Vicarage Field, Lancaster
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Leigh

Turnpike Gallery
Turnpike Centre, Civic Square, Leigh, Greater Manchester, WN7 1EB
www.wlct.org/turnpike
Free entry (all exhibitions)
50% discount on all Turnpike exhibition catalogues

Leyland

British Commercial Vehicle Museum
King Street, Leyland, Lancashire, PR25 2LE
www.bcvmt.co.uk
Concessionary rate
Upon production of MA membership card
South Ribble Museum and Exhibition Centre
The Old Grammar School, Church Road, Leyland, Lancashire, PR25 3FJ
www.southribblemuseum.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Liverpool

Garstang Museum of Archaeology
14 Abercromby Square, University of Liverpool, Liverpool., L69 7WZ
https://garstangmuseum.wordpress.com/
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Open Eye Gallery
19 Mann Island Waterfront Liverpool, L3 1XB
www.openeye.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Tate Liverpool
Albert Dock, Liverpool, L3 4BB
www.tate.org.uk/liverpool
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Lytham

Lytham Hall
Ballam Road, Lytham, Lancashire, FY8 4JX
www.lythamhall.co.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Lytham Heritage Centre
2 Henry Street, Lytham, Lancashire, FY8 5LE
www.lythamheritage.co.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Lytham Windmill and Lifeboat Museum
c/o 2 Henry Street, Lytham, Lancashire, FY8 5LE
www.lythamwindmill.co.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Macclesfield

Macclesfield Museums
The Heritage Centre, Roe Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire., SK10 6UR
www.silkmacclesfield.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Paradise Mill
Park Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 6TJ
www.macclesfield.silk.museum
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Silk Museum, Heritage Centre Galleries
The Heritage Centre, Roe Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 6UT
www.macclesfield.silk.museum
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Silk Museum, Park Lane Galleries
Park Lane, Macclesfield, SK11 6TJ
www.macclesfield.silk.museum
Free entry (all exhibitions)
West Park Museum
Prestbury Road, Macclesfield, SK10 3BJ
www.macclesfield.silk.museum
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Manchester

Greater Manchester Police Museum & Archives
57A Newton Street, Manchester, M1 1ET
www.gmpmuseum.co.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)
All visits free of charge
Museum of Medicine and Health, University of Manchester
Room 1.722, Stopford Building, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PT
http://www.mms.manchester.ac.uk/museum/
Free entry (all exhibitions)
There are currently no permanent displays or exhibitions. This is a research collection. Objects are loaned to exhibitions and events at prior request.
Museum of Science and Industry
Liverpool Road, Castlefield, Manchester, M3 4FP
www.mosi.org.uk
Concessionary rate to special exhibitions
Museum of Transport - Greater Manchester
Boyle Street, Cheetham, Manchester, M8 8UW
www.gmts.co.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)
People’s History Museum
Left Bank, Spinningfields, Manchester, M3 3ER
www.phm.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Maryport

Maryport Maritime Museum
1 Senhouse Street, Maryport, Cumbria, CA15 6AB
www.allerdale.gov.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Senhouse Roman Museum
The Battery, Sea Brows, Maryport, Cumbria, CA15 6JD
www.senhousemuseum.co.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Nantwich

Nantwich Museum
Pillory Street, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 5BQ
www.nantwichmuseum.org.net
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Nelson, Lancashire

British in India Museum
Hendon Mill, Hallam Road, Nelson, Lancashire, BB9 8AD
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Northwich

Lion Salt Works
Ollershaw Lane, Marston, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 6ES
www.westcheshiremuseums.co.uk
Concessionary rate
Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse
162 London Road, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 8AB
www.westcheshiremuseums.co.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Oldham

Gallery Oldham
Cultural Quarter, Greaves Street, Oldham, OL1 1AL
www.galleryoldham.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Padiham

Gawthorpe Hall
Padiham, near Burnley, Lancashire, BB12 8UA
www.lancashire.gov.uk/museums
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Penrith

Penrith and Eden Museum
Robinson’s School, Middlegate, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 7PT
www.eden.gov.uk/museum
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Free entry to all exhibitions and galleries

Port Sunlight

Port Sunlight Village Trust Museum
23 King George’s Drive, Port Sunlight, Wirral, Merseyside, CH62 5DX
www.portsunlightvillage.com
Concessionary rate

Poynton

Anson Engine Museum
Anson Road, Poynton, Cheshire, SK12 1TD
www.enginemuseum.org
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Prescot

Prescot Museum
The Prescot Centre, Prescot Shopping Centre, Aspinall Street, Prescot, Knowsley, L34 5GA
www.prescotmuseum.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Preston

Lancashire Infantry Museum
Fulwood Barracks, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 8AA
www.lancashireinfantrymuseum.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Museum of Lancashire
Stanley Street, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 4YP
www.lancashire.gov.uk/museums
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Rochdale

Ellenroad Engine House
Elizabethan Way, Newhey, Rochdale, OL16 4LE
www.ellenroad.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Rochdale Pioneers Museum
31 Toad Lane, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL12 0NU
www.rochdalepioneersmuseum.coop
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Runcorn

Norton Priory Museum and Gardens
Tudor Road, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 1SX
www.nortonpriory.org
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Saint Helens

World of Glass
Chalon Way East, St Helens, Merseyside, WA10 1BX
www.worldofglass.com
Concessionary rate

Salford

Ordsall Hall
322 Ordsall Lane, Ordsall, Salford, M5 3AN
http://www.salfordcommunityleisure.co.uk/culture/ordsall-hall
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Salford Museum and Art Gallery
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Southport

British Lawnmower Museum
106-114 Shakespeare Street, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 5AJ
www.lawnmowerworld.com
Free entry (all exhibitions)
The Atkinson
The Atkinson Lord Street Southport, PR8 1DH
www.theatkinson.co.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Stockport

Chadkirk Chapel
Vale Road, Chadkirk, near Romiley, Stockport, SK6 3LD
www.stockport.gov.uk/chadkirkchapel
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Hat Works - the Museum of Hatting
Wellington Mill, Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK3 0EU
www.stockport.gov.uk/hatworks
Free entry (all exhibitions)
Stockport Museum
30/31 Market Place, Stockport, SK1 1ES
www.stockport.gov.uk/stockportstory
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Turton

Turton Tower
Chapeltown Road, Turton, near Bolton, Lancashire, BL7 0HG
www.visitblackburn.co.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Uppermill

Saddleworth Museum and Art Gallery
High Street, Uppermill, Saddleworth, Oldham, OL3 6HS
www.saddleworthmuseum.co.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)

Whitehaven

The Beacon
West Strand, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 7LY
www.thebeacon-whitehaven.co.uk
50% discount

Whitworth

Whitworth Historical Society
North Street, Whitworth, Rochdale, OL12 8RE
www.whitworthhistoricalsociety.org.uk
Free entry (all exhibitions)