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We're very pleased to welcome you to The Higgins Bedford


Measures are in place for the safety of staff, volunteers and visitors, and to help ensure an enjoyable experience for all.


From 1 April there is no need to book a ticket for a general visit. Some special events remain bookable online and through calling the Box Office on 01234 718044 - available Monday to Friday from 11am to 3pm. 


Bank Holiday Opening Hours


Thursday 2 June

Open 2pm - 5pm

Friday 3 June

Open 2pm - 5pm

Saturday 4 June

Open 11am - 5pm

Sunday 5 June

Open 2pm - 5pm

Monday 29 August

Open 2pm - 5pm


What's On


Exhibitions and Displays


Sunday Crafternoons


May Half Term


Super Silly Museums Trail


Family Activities


Talk & Draw


Saturday Wellbeing 




Talks and Tours


Garden Events


Dementia Action Week 


Reminiscence Sessions


The Higgins Knitting and Crochet Group


Portable Antiquities Scheme 


Friends Lectures


LGBTQ+ History Month








Guided Walks with the Bedford Association of Tour Guides


High Street Heritage Action Zone (HSHAZ) Cultural Projects


Creative Bedfordshire


You can also download a copy of our What's On Guide.