Bolton Central Library is now open in Crompton Place Shopping Centre

We will be offering a full range of services from this location while renovation work is carried out in our main location.

Bolton Museum and Aquarium will remain open throughout the Library renovation.

Accessing Archives

Items from the Archive collections must be pre-booked at least 7 days in advance.

You can book by telephoning 01204 332185 or emailing with the details of the material requested.


Plan your visit

Monday 9am – 5pm
Tuesday 9am – 5pm
Wednesday 9.30am – 5pm
Thursday 9am – 5pm
Friday 9am – 5pm
Saturday 9am – 5pm
Sunday Closed

Bolton History Centre

Le Mans Crescent

01204 332185

Admission free