Museum to open on Saturdays and Thursdays for the school summer holidays !

We are pleased to announce that Calderdale industrial Museum will be open to the public on Thursdays in the school summer holidays in addition to our regular Saturday openings. The visits will be slightly different on a Thursday to a Saturday. Visitors on a Thursday will be taken on a guided tour around the museum and have the opportunity to see the volunteers at work in the museum. You will also be able to see how work is progressing on our new “Fleece to Piece” display on the top floor. No booking is required for either a Thursday or Saturday. Our opening times remain 10am to 4pm, with the last admission at 3pm.

Our plans are of course dependent on Government rules, and may be subject to change. Strict social distancing will be in place, with visitors and volunteers wearing mask/visors and numbers regulated. Booking is not needed.

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Plan Your Visit to the museum

Re-opened and run almost entirely by volunteer enthusiasts who believe that the industrial heritage of Calderdale should be preserved and shared with everyone, the museum houses a special collection representing the wide variety of industries that developed in Calderdale in the last 250 years. The working exhibits can’t fail to evoke the spirit of the Industrial Revolution. Suitable for all, both young and old ! We are situated in the heart of Halifax’s growing “cultural quarter” adjacent to the Piece Hall, Halifax railway station, Square Chapel and the famous Eureka children’s museum and are considered one of the premier visitor attractions in Halifax.

Don’t forget to visit our cafe after your visit, where hot drinks and cake are served, and our wonderful shop selling unique locally made items.

Open every Saturday from 10.00am to 4.00pm. Last entry 3.00pm.

Entrance fee: £5 per adult. Concessions £4. accompanied children enter free. We also offer an Annual Pass for £12 per adult that gives unlimited admission to the museum for 12 months.

Access is to the side of the Museum via our newly installed ramp and stairs, internally there are stairs and a lift to all floors. Disabled Parking is available by prior request

RAIL – Halifax station is 200 yards walk.

BUS – Halifax bus station has links to all nearby towns and cities. A short walk through the shopping centre and the Piece Hall will take you to Calderdale Industrial Museum, just outside the new East Gate of the Piece Hall.

CAR – The museum address is Square Road, Halifax, HX1 1QG. There is no dedicated parking for the museum but on-street, pay-and-display parking is available close by and there are several pay-and-display carparks near the Minster to the north east.

Please contact us if you need further information

PHONE – 01422 384721


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