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Calderdale Industrial Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Hidden Gem

A great place to learn all about the industrial side of Halifax. Lovingly restored by volunteers... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
hayleywells68
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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Well worth a vist

There are all sorts of interesting exhibits at the museum, but please check for opening times, as... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
TheSpeaker
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Halifax, West Yorkshire
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A museum showing the development of industry in Halifax and Calderdale from domestic textile manufacture in the seventeenth century through to modern machine tools. The museum is located in the centre of Halifax, five minutes from the train station...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Square Road, Halifax HX1 1QG, England
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All reviews quality street knowledgeable volunteers run by volunteers carpet making working machines coal mine great exhibits open saturdays well worth a visit piece hall halifax area heritage weekend great afternoon nice cafe little gem great place to visit local history
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A great place to learn all about the industrial side of Halifax. Lovingly restored by volunteers, who are on hand throughout the museum to answear any question. Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. A must when you visit Halifax . Just across from the train station. Check opening...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

There are all sorts of interesting exhibits at the museum, but please check for opening times, as this is staffed by volunteers. It really is a place to visit if you are in Halifax.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank TheSpeaker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing team run this venue , the site is full of information and the stands are great the workers that pass on all the information make this place even better fabulous staff are ace thanks for a great visit

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Petersmith18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Must visit, The volunteer staff made the visit with their knowledge & interesting stories.Thank you for a great afternoon.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank katgreenkins
Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

We visited a year ago and was pleasantly surprised. Ipp can't remember the admission fee tbh but I think it was around >£5 each. All the staff work there voluntary, were extremely knowledgeable and very friendly. Would recommend, especially the more mature person or school...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank gillmarkey
Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

Went to look round museum but was closed as having a volunteer day wasn't turned away instead was given a garded tour of each floor well worth going to see would like to thank the staff for welcoming us Thanks Sarah and Tony from Hull...More

Date of experience: February 2019
3  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 9 February 2019

What a gem of a place. We, 3 adults and one 6 year old visited today. The volunteer guides all had so much information and enthusiasm to share. The very good value cafe meant that 3 of us had lunch for less than £10. A...More

Date of experience: February 2019
4  Thank Creedy-pops
Reviewed 28 January 2019 via mobile

Far exceeded my expectation. Really well done and the staff / volunteers are so genuinely enthusiastic about the different trades and industries that made Halifax what it is today.

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank LizTurner2
Reviewed 26 January 2019 via mobile

We visited today my husband, 2 daughters & I. To be honest I wasn’t expecting much but we decided to go as it was going to be nostalgic for my husband as his grandad use to bring him here when he was a little boy....More

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank Faye21031978
TimK3503, Chairman at Calderdale Industrial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2019

Faye Many thanks for your glowing report, which helps to keep us No 1 in Halifax! You make a couple of valid criticisms, which we will try to address, as our shop/reception area continues to develop. Getting a wider choice of treats for kids in...More

Reviewed 26 January 2019 via mobile

Can’t rate this place high enough. Everyone is extremely friendly and lots to see. Kids are made really welcome and even rewarded with treats. Will return and look forward to see the new level once refurbished. Great job everyone!

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank Pgill78
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