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“Ok to pass an hour or 2 but lacking something” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills

Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills
Canal Road | Armley, Leeds LS12 2QF, England
44-113-263-7861
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Ranked #26 of 67 Attractions in Leeds
Type: History Museums, Museums
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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.
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“Ok to pass an hour or 2 but lacking something”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Paid a visit here yesterday, seemed quite empty for a Saturday. £6.70 for 2 to get in so no issue there, we joined a tour just starting explain process from wool to cloth, interesting and engaging. After the tour we we're left to explore. The rest of the museum is somewhat confusing in its layout and was devoid of any staff. It was although rather run down I thought. A place for schools and machine enthusiasts more than general public, In and out in 90mins.

Visited September 2013
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“Great place to visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Came here today with my son as have been meaning to visit for a while. Entrance price was very cheap and there are loads to see. It is over a few floors so takes a good hour at least to get round. Had a demonstration on the machinary which my son found great. Loved the old style cinema and my son like the kids toy area and den. Nice shop at end as we always like to get a souveneir of everywhere we visit. Only downside is the exit was a bit confusing. Will definately come again next year.

Visited August 2013
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“The place be to be to learn about the industrial revolution”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

This is an amazing museum. You can see here the "spinning Jenny" and other inventions of the Industrial revolution. You can spend here almost a day if you want. But the tickets are cheap, so you can also visit again. I think this is the best museum of Leeds. There is so much to see!

Visited September 2012
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“A very informative experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Lots of interesting information giving an insight to the history of the area and the lives of the people living in West Yorkshire. I loved the demonstration of the machinery.

Visited August 2012
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“A celebration of steam and water power”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

What an hidden gem in Armley. So much of our history is on display showing Leeds in earlier centuries. Great setting and you can even bring a picnic. Ensure you have plenty of time to really appreciate the exhibitions.

Visited May 2013
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