Current Opening Times
The museum is now closed for Winter. We will re-open on 1st February 2024.
Entry to the Museum is FREE
The Panacea Museum is free to all.
On foot: Bedford, MK40 3NX, near to both The Higgins Bedford and the John 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.
Accessible parking information can be found here.
Bedfordshire has a wealth of heritage and cultural venues, including our neighbours The Higgins Bedford and the John Bunyan Museum and Library. To download a copy of the map below, click here: Bedfordshire Museums Map 2023