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Welcome to The Higgins

  • Reopening Poster 1

    We are Open

    Visitors will be able to enjoy displays telling the story of the local area, alongside nationally significant collections of art and design.

    New measures are in place for the safety of staff, volunteers and visitors, and to help ensure an enjoyable experience for all. To help manage the number of people in the museum, capacity has been reduced and visitors will need to book a free timed entry ticket in advance.

  • October Half Term

    Higgins Half Term Trails

    Tuesday 27th October - Friday 30th October, Free Entry

    Join Kevin the Platypus this half term for five fun trails inspired by the weird and wonderful objects at The Higgins Bedford.

  • Under the Same Sky

    Under the Same Sky

    3rd October 2020 - 11th April 2021

    In this art and social history exhibition, discover the local impact of the weather alongside artists' depictions of the sky above.

  • Black History Trail

    Black History Trail

    Enjoy a wander around the galleries as the Black History Trail celebrates historic and modern day people in the black community.