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Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills

Canal Road | Armley, Leeds LS12 2QF, England
44-113-263-7861
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Ranked #21 of 101 attractions in Leeds
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums, History Museums
Owner description: Housed in what was once the world's largest woollen mill, Leeds Industrial Museum houses a wealth of gems located in a beautiful riverside setting.... more » Owner description: Housed in what was once the world's largest woollen mill, Leeds Industrial Museum houses a wealth of gems located in a beautiful riverside setting. Step back in time to learn about the industrial history of Leeds from manufacturing textiles and clothing to printing, engineering and locomotives, which the city was world famous for. « less
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Fascinating insight to the old textile industry with the old machinery still in place &helpull freindley staff on hand this museum is well worth a visit. Even a small original cinama is in there & much more. Parking is no problem & a short walk to the entrance.

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Bridgend, Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The sat/nav takes you to a shopping precinct and not the museum car park - there is access over a little bridge, so no problem. Old road vehicles, industrial machinery, various other exhibits - cameras - tailoring - printing equipment, diesel and steam trains all housed over three floors and several buildings. Certainly plenty of well presented information with hands... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The museum is located away from the city centre, and requires about 10-15 minutes of walking after alighting from the bus. Despite its remote location, the surroundings of the museum offers a good blend of an deindustrialized "park" along the small stream. There is an admission fee which isn't that expensive, and you get to watch a short live demonstration... More

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

This museum is in a large old factory building with several rooms of fascinating exhibits ranging from water wheels, to early film cameras and textile manufacture. This is a wonderful museum and well worth visiting.

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Wigan, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We visited the Mills as part of a GCUK Paranormal Events investigation. The staff were friendly and handled the whole night very professionally. We had 45 guests on the night abs had chance to visit all the regular spots and some not so regular ones. The venue is lovely, the exhibits ate interesting and give a good depth if history... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

a visit to this attraction is a must for all interested in the past when Britain was Great but not for he people who had work in those conditions the day I visited Saturday 10th May 2014 happened to be Mill weekend in Leeds so quite a few people were there and extra attractions on inside the museum a modest... More

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Little River, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

a nice museum which does showcase a wonderful array of old artifacts of the industrial heritage there is more than enough to amuse people but the staff are friendly but non were seen around the museum to answer questions and the signage around the museum is not the best but is defiantly worth a visit and a map is avalible

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huddersfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

What are fantastic place to visit! It all started well with ample parking and a very reasonable price of just 3.40. If you are interested in the industrial past then there is plenty to see and do. We had a one to one demonstration with spinning mule and were left to explore all the machinery and steam engines. There is... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Great day out, staff are lovely and helpful. Good value for money and would strongly recommend this place to anyone! :)

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Leeds
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

The last time I visited the museum was 20 years ago. It has not improved. The place still looks run down. It is full of rusting wrecks and freezing cold due to no heat. The old cinema and the clock display were interesting but little money seems to have been invested into the rest of the museum. Leeds City council... More

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