A New Re-opening September 2017

Saturday 16th. September saw the grand re-opening of our museum in it's third Ardale Centre location.  Hyndburn’s Mayor, Councillor Peter Britcliffe and Mayoress, his daughter Sara were present along with Hyndburn’s Member of Parliament, Graham Jones. 

Local Artist Peter Sherburne also attended the opening. A copy of his painting which was presented to Her Majesty the Queen during her visit to the town in 2012 is one of the museum exhibits.

 

Also present was Bernard Scully whose forerunner of the museum involved organised tours of the cellars at Accrington Town Hall where many of the original artefacts were housed. 

 

Entertainment for the occasion was provided by Accrington Accordian Band.

 

 

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