New Winter Opening Hours
Museum and Gardens
29th October 2018 until the 29th April 2019
Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday 11.00am – 4.00pm
(Founders House, Chapel, Wireless Room 11.15am - 3.45pm. Cafe 12.00pm - 3.00pm)
Closed for Christmas 20th December - 5th January
The Panacea Museum is free to all. There is no charge for exhibitions or group tours but some activities may need to be booked in advance.
On foot: Bedford, MK40 3NX, opposite the Higgins Museum and Gallery and near the Bunyan Museum. There are bicycle racks at the entrance to the museum.
By public transport: The museum is located in the town centre and is easily accessible from Bedford’s railway and bus stations. To plan a journey by train please click here. To plan a journey by bus please click here.
By car: There is no public on-site parking. However, pay and display parking is available in the surrounding streets. There is also a multi-storey car park is in Lurke Street only a few minutes’ walk from the museum. Please click here for further details of public parking in Bedford.