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Bradford Industrial Museum

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Address: Moorside Mills, Bradford BD2 3HP, England
Phone Number: 01274 435900
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Fabulous Museum

I have visited here with my husband, with my children (who are now grown up) and my 4 yr old nephew. We absolutely love this museum. Friendly staff, lots to see and do especially... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
Maria G
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English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

I have visited here with my husband, with my children (who are now grown up) and my 4 yr old nephew. We absolutely love this museum. Friendly staff, lots to see and do especially on event days. We love the Victorian Christmas Fayre, great place to get gifts. Machinery is still in working order and they run them at certain... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We went in half term as I was hoping it would be more interesting than when we went last year. It was such a disappointment, I loved it here when I was a child but they have not done anything to improve it. The transport part was shut, we just caught the last of the machines running for 5 minutes.... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Spent a whole afternoon here, but could easily have spent the day. I love the street with homes throughout the ages on display...I could identify with all the eras :) There is brilliant art work on display and working steam engines, simply fabulous venue.

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cleveleys
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55 reviews 55 reviews
7 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

great day out spent a few hours , and was a blast from the past how our ancestors lived ,, will be returning

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Hebden Bridge
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79 reviews 79 reviews
25 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Disappointed that the transport section was closed for refurbishment, thogh this should be open shortly. Despite this there was plenty to see and to keep the grandchildren occupied. I liked the tram and trolley buses and the machinery. The kids liked the practical activities - printing, crayoning, shop, dressing up etc. Entry is free, Parking is free. It is a... More 

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Bordeaux, France
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Took the grandchildren here during the half-term holidays and they just loved the old steam engines. Just a shame that so few of them are started up as we only actually saw two machines in action one an engine and the other a spinning machine. We also enjoyed the old cottages which portray life in times gone by. Well worth... More 

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Newcastle, England
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Really interesting museum. Friendly welcome from people who seem to enjoy what they are doing. Seeing all the machines and pulleys was great, especially when they were started up at 2 o'clock. They also start them around 10 on weekdays so make sure your visit coincides with the time things are running. Gave an excellent insight into how you get... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Or that is how my children used to refer to the Industrial Museum when we visited as a family several times in their childhoods. Some years since we visited and then the horses were still in situ and you could go into the mill owner's house. That was not the case today but do not be put off. Gaythorne Terrace... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Went on a nice sunny summer day, the horses were pulling visitors around and the engine room can only hint of how noisy and chaotic it must have been, there's something of interest for all, make time for at least 3 hrs to see it all

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

The Transport dept was shut as was the access to the Manor House which was disappointing as NO mention of this on the website prior to our visit. The rooms sets inside the houses are great, just a shame cant get closer. ok for a free museum to pass an hour with the family, however would rather take the 2hr... More 

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