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Tolson Museum

Wakefield Road | Ravensknowle Park, Huddersfield HD5 8DJ, England
+44 1484 223240
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would like to say something nice but it was closed at three on a friday,It was all in darkness had... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jayneturner61
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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
fantastic for all!

Tolson Museum is amazing! I have lived in Huddersfield for a few years now and wish I would have... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
mikad033
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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A treasure trove of the fascinating, the curious and the amazing! A vivid and intriguing picture of the area and its people, from prehistory to present day, revealed through world class collections. From Roman finds to textiles, from birds to transport, Tolson is Huddersfield's history book.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: Closed
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Wakefield Road | Ravensknowle Park, Huddersfield HD5 8DJ, England
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+44 1484 223240
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

would like to say something nice but it was closed at three on a friday,It was all in darkness had to peep through the window.Looks like the have some interesting things inside and its a nice building didnt look round the garden because I only...More

Thank jayneturner61
Emma C, Cultural Engagement Assistant at Tolson Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sorry to hear you came on a day we are not open. We are open Saturdays and Sundays from 12noon to 5pm and Tuesday to Thursday from 11am to 5pm.

Reviewed 19 May 2017

Tolson Museum is amazing! I have lived in Huddersfield for a few years now and wish I would have been sooner. I learned so much about the town I now call home, such a variety of learning tools for young and old alike- posters, books,...More

Thank mikad033
Emma C, Cultural Engagement Assistant at Tolson Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. So pleased to hear how much you learnt and that you will be coming back for another visit.

Reviewed 13 May 2017

Tolsen museum is a fantastic place to take family to vistit the past and look into the future. It is very educational and there is a gift shop were you can pick up some wonderful memorabilia. It is very well maintained and such an interesting...More

Thank anthony h
Emma C, Manager at Tolson Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

So pleased to read your review - thank you.

Reviewed 6 May 2017

I have spent many happy hours in the Tolson Museum, very varied exhibits and some amazing stuffed animals, The museum has been going for such a long time I remember it from when I wAS A CHILD. however IT IS WORTH A visit if you...More

Thank Alison S
Emma C, Manager at Tolson Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you for your review, pleased to hear you have spent many happy hours here and that you remember it from when you were a child.

Reviewed 3 May 2017

My daughter loves this museum and we regularly return. My daughter loves the gallery with the half animals and the transport gallery. There is so much packed into the museum that it is best to take it slow so you can spot all of the...More

Thank Anita O
Emma C, Manager at Tolson Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you for your review. Its lovely to hear that your daughter loves our museum too.

Reviewed 15 April 2017

I visited as a youngster and have really enjoyed taking my children and grandchildren. There is so much to see for all age groups, my grandchildren love seeing the dinosaur pig (half pig to veryone else 😀) There are not many places in Huddersfield that...More

Thank Janette R
Emma C, Manager at Tolson Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Thank you for your review. We hope to see you and your family again soon.

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

So went for a mindfulness walk up to ravensknowle park and called into this little gem...what a lovely place. There is plenty of history on Huddersfield and shows you the different cultures of Huddersfield. There is a great gift shop and they also have events...More

Thank Mr n Mrs n
Emma C, Manager at Tolson Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Thank you for your review and recommendation. Please come again!

Reviewed 14 April 2017

He cries in car if I drive past it. Poor him not allowed to sniff the gorgeous collections inside and stuffed birds upstairs lol. Staff is very helpful and friendly.

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Emma C, Manager at Tolson Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Thank you for your review. Glad to hear your dog enjoys their visits too!

Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Not bad little trip out to pass a few hours and there is a big park to run around. Some very interesting things, but It does what it says on the tin.

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Emma C, Manager at Tolson Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 2 April 2017

I used to go with my grandma; it was very interactive with lots of things to look at and pull or fiddle with. It was very interesting however there was no way to get upstairs apart from using the stairs. But still,it is such a...More

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Emma C, Manager at Tolson Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Thank you for your review. Hopefully we will be here for a few years yet!

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Geoffrey B
Would like a full post code please...
17 November 2015|
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Response from Emma C | Property representative |
Hi, the postcode is HD5 8DJ
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Leslie D
Entry fee?
31 July 2015|
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Response from Emma C | Property representative |
No entry fee - it's free to come and see the great exhibits
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