2018 Opening Hours
Museum and Gardens
15th February until the 28th October
Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11.00am – 5.00pm
(Founders House, Chapel, Wireless Room and Cafe 11.15am - 16.45pm)
May - August
Monday - Wednesday from 11.00am – 4.00pm
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.