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Helmshore Mills Textile Museum

Holcombe Road | Helmshore, Rossendale BB4 4NP, England
+44 1706 226459
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Fantastic day out!!!

We spent 3 hours wondering around. There were two 30min talks with demonstrations of some of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jennifer C
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Great historic museum

Great experience to see some of the original Machinery used in the Industrial revolution - and... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2018
H2245EQelizabethh
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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Holcombe Road | Helmshore, Rossendale BB4 4NP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent 3 hours wondering around. There were two 30min talks with demonstrations of some of the machinery.

Thank Jennifer C
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Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

Great experience to see some of the original Machinery used in the Industrial revolution - and literally on our doorstep. See the working water wheel and spinning Jenny’s . Lovely cafe with homemade cakes . Look out for the monthly farmers first Sunday of each...More

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Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

Spent a hour here over the Bank Holiday weekend. Had originally intended to spend our time at East Lancs Railway but as the Mill has just reopened, a vintage bus was provided from Ramsbottom Station. The detour to the weekend schedule was well worth it....More

Thank Geoff G
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Reviewed April 10, 2018

I have been lucky enough to go on a group visit to Helmshore Mill Museum today, we had a fabulous guide who kept the interest of our party throughout. We learnt all about cotton production from start to finish, we also saw some of the...More

2  Thank andrew a
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Reviewed February 20, 2018

This is an amazing piece of local history currently closed to all but pre-arranged groups. I’d love to see this reopen to the general public. Just last month we enjoyed a memorable and informative visit as part of a group of several other local home...More

2  Thank Francesca G
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Reviewed December 3, 2017

The fair had lots of quirky stalls, selling unusual Christmas cards, log sculpture reindeer, lots of different foods etc. They were spread out on each floor of the Museum so you could also see the old machinery etc. At selected times during the day there...More

Thank Keith B
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Reviewed November 14, 2017

I went on a school trip to Helmshore Mills Textile Museum. I found it very interesting and it will help for any future tests... the best part was when we got to explore Turner town and seeing the machines in action! I would definitely recommend...More

1  Thank Jennie O
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Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

I’ve been lucky enough to live in this area all my life. I used to go in when a working mill. Very good place to walk around and also a farmers market on the odd Sunday. TRY IT !

1  Thank Podge J
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Reviewed November 13, 2017

I loved going to Helmshore Mill, I went on a school trip with my class and another class. I liked seeing the machines in action and fully working. Learning about William Turner was interesting as we got to visit his grave on the walk. Also,...More

1  Thank rachhoprich
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Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

We visited the museum today only to find it closed. Whilst sat in the car park a gentleman asked if we needed help , my husband explained that we were looking into my ancestry, my great great great uncle was Eccles Shorrock who owned the...More

10  Thank spooksbeard10
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roywarrior40
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Response from Keith B | Reviewed this property |
It is now open on a Friday, Saturday and Sunday 12 to 4-30 until 28th October 2018. Christmas Fair on the 1st December 2018
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