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Welcome to The Higgins

Higgins Reopening

We are Open

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.

Airship Dreams: Escaping Gravity

Airship Dreams: Escaping Gravity

10 July 2021 - 20 March 2022

Sir William Harpur and Connections Galleries, Free Entry Explore Bedford's airship heritage through an immersive digital artwork and a community-sourced display.

going to town

Going to Town - 200 Years of Bedford's Art

10 July 2021 - 20 March 2022

Wixamtree Gallery, Free Entry Celebrate artists views of Bedford and the surrounding area from the past two centuries, highlighting their fascination of the town and River Great Ouse.