This list of museums in Lancashire, England contains museums which are defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Also included are non-profit art galleries and university art galleries. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included.

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Name Image Town/City District Type Summary
Bancroft Mill Engine Bancroft Mill engine at speed - - 680971 Barnoldswick Pendle Technology website, working steam mill engine for a textile mill
British Commercial Vehicle Museum Classic Fodens outside the BCVM - 09 - IMG 3779 Leyland South Ribble Transportation Automobiles, buses, lorries
Lytham Windmill Museum Lytham windmill - - 1081897 Lytham Fylde Mill website, 19th century windmill with exhibits about the mill, millers, local history and culture
Queen Street Mill Textile Museum Queenstreetmill Burnley Burnley Industry Operational 19th century steam powered weaving mill
Ribble Steam Railway Image needed LHB Preston Preston Railway Heritage railway, museum open on operating days
South Ribble Museum and Exhibition Centre Image needed LHB Leyland South Ribble Local website, local history, culture, art exhibits, textile, rubber and motor industries
Weavers' Triangle Burnley Weavers' Triangle - - 4120 Burnley Burnley Industry Includes the visitor center with Victorian schoolroom and weaver's dwelling, canal toll house, and Oak Mount Mill Engine House
Yorkshire Dales Mining Museum - Earby Image needed LHB Earby Pendle Mining information, lead mining artifacts, currently closed for refurbishment

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