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The Bacup Natural History Society & Museum was established in 1878, we have a collection

of over 4,000 photographs and slides along with various historical documents on the Bacup

and Stacksteads areas. Our museum, displays various domestic and military artefacts and we

also hold one of the oldest fossil collections in Lancashire, along with Blodwen our bronze

age lady.

Fondly known locally as the “ Nat” we are situated at 24 Yorkshire Street, Bacup, once the

home of the Hare and Hounds, pub. We are open every Thursday night from 7.30 pm, other

times by  arrangement.

Visitors are welcome to come and use our new research and reference area where they can

get help with thier family or local history research, access online records or view our original

collection of old local  newspapers such as the Bacup Times, The Bacup & Stacksteads

Chronicle and  several issues of the Bacup Echo


Welcome Clock In Bottle Collection