Looking for museums to visit in Huddersfield?
Huddersfield is home to a number of fascinating museums.
From the Tolson Museum‘s collection of artifacts from the area‘s industrial past to the National Coal Mining Museum‘s exploration of coal mining in the UK, there‘s something to fascinate and educate every visitor. The Kirklees Light Railway offers a unique ride through the Yorkshire countryside, while the Textile Conservation Centre is dedicated to preserving and researching textiles.
With so much to see in Huddersfield, it‘s sure to be a memorable visit.
Colne Valley Museum
Colne Valley Museum aims to show visitors the way of life of the people of the old West Riding of Yorkshire who made worsted and woollen cloth in their homes in the 19th century. You can see what their houses were like and how the looms and other machinery were set out to make sure that the families could make a living.
Tolson Memorial Museum
Known locally as Tolson Museum, the museum is located in Ravensknowle Hall, a Victorian mansion in Ravensknowle Park on Wakefield Road in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England.
The museum was given to the town by Legh Tolson in memory of his two nephews who were killed in the First World War.