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Hall I’ th’ Wood Museum

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Hidden gem

Wonderful atmospheric old house. I love the fact that it isn't full of modern display panels and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
farwriter
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London, United Kingdom
Weaver's cottage

Small cottage industry grew up in the north and this cottages has weavers look and data on... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A3303XQpaulh
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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“worth a visit”(5 reviews)
“saturday pm”(2 reviews)
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Green Way off Crompton Way, Bolton BL1 8UA, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful atmospheric old house. I love the fact that it isn't full of modern display panels and tech screens - you really feel that you're stepping back in time. Surprisingly lots to see. Much enjoyed. Make the most if it on the few days when...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank farwriter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small cottage industry grew up in the north and this cottages has weavers look and data on Arkrights work in the industry. The place was empty which is a shame. Staff are friendly and welcoming . Also very knowledgeable. Only opens a few dates a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

Visited this little museum few years ago.quaint little place.mostly displays crompton’s memorabilia.free admission.small car parking.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank prabhu k
Reviewed 18 August 2018

I have lived in Bolton all my life so it has only taken me 47 years to actually pay this place a visit. Entry is free so I can see no reason not to visit this important piece of history. It doesn't take long to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 August 2018

I'd never heard of this place before, despite knowing the region reasonably well, and was highly delighted to discover it. Entry is free, and so it's reliant on local council funding and donations. It's a credit, then, that it can remain open to the public....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 29 July 2018

Visited on Saturday pm when the house was delightfully quiet. We especially benefitted from courteous and knowledgeable guidance from the museum staff who enthusiastically related the house’s history, pointed out interesting architectural features and explained some of the many curious artefacts on display. Thank you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mwiddowson39
Reviewed 11 May 2018

free entry makes this a very attractive location to visit and learn all about the place where the loom was invented by Arkwright and how he developed that and the house that has been fully preserved and opened to the public on certain days -...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank paulsheridan2018
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

I visited here with small children as I had been teaching them about out famous Boltonian - I remember this museum from decades ago when I last visited so was really disappointed to find it is no longer in in grand grounds it used to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank northwestlass
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

We were taken here by friends who were showing us the delights of Bolton. We had been warned about the approach to the building. Very surprised to find it free of charge. Surprised as to how warm the building was. Surprised to be offered a...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank holsagain
Reviewed 19 January 2018

we took the kids here for an event they were running and I was amazed that this place existed so close to home. Our 7 year old loves the tudors (from horrible histories) and was in her element here learning so much and enjoying every...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Claire G
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