Here at Blackpool Council's Heritage Service we care for and support the celebration of Blackpool's heritage.
We deliver events and engagement opportunities for people to learn about and enjoy Blackpool's diverse heritage.
We care for the historic collections and provide research and access to these collections through the History Centre.
Finally, we work closely with volunteers and the community to celebrate the heritage of Blackpool.
News and Updates
We have launched our website earlier than intended to allow people to share and enjoy digital heritage online during the Coronavirus lockdown. We will seek to constantly improve and update the site and content over the next couple of weeks.
We have made the decision to cancel all our heritage tours and talks currently booked in for 2020. This includes our Banned Postcards talk on 25th June.
We will not be delivering any talks to groups and organisations for the rest of 2020, however we are provisionally booking talks for next year. This will be assessed again at the beginning of 2021. If you would like to provisionally book a talk for your group, please email
During these uncertain times, we will continue to deliver high quality content via our website and social media platforms, encouraging our followers to stay safe and enjoy Blackpool’s heritage from home. So please keep a look out for the exciting things to come over the next few weeks/months.
The Central Library, the building in which the Heritage Service and the History Centre is located, is currently closed to the public due to Coronavirus.
History Centre closure due to roof damage
The History Centre is temporarily closed to the public due to roof damage from storms in February. Due to Coronavirus there is currently no update as to when the repairs will be completed. We will keep you informed.