Local History

Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery

  • Activity
  • KS 2
  • History
  • Industrial Revolution
  • Local History


The textile industry, centred on the towns of Pennine Lancashire, was at the heart of the Industrial Revolution. This session introduces the children to changes that happened locally, making Lancashire towns some of the most prosperous in the world. It includes activities about the cotton industry in Blackburn, exploring our Local History gallery, object handling and sketching the past.


Half day session £2.85 per pupil

Full day session £5.70 per pupil

Accompanying adults free.

Maximum group size one class plus staff.

Venue Info

For more information about Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery please visit the venue page

Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery


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