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Bradford Industrial Museum

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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This is a great place to visit to find out and see the was the spinning mills were run and also to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mary S
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BRILLIANT AND NOSTALGIC.

Birmingham used to have a wonderful Science Museum until it left it's old buildings, chucked most... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Claude G
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Moorside Road, Bradford BD2 3HP, England
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All reviews old cars trolley bus shire horses vending machine steam engine different eras working machinery well worth a visit workers cottages great collection free entry sat nav couple of hours hidden away interesting exhibits old mill school holidays
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a great place to visit to find out and see the was the spinning mills were run and also to see the dangers young children were put in and also the way people who worked there had to live. Great place if your...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mary S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Birmingham used to have a wonderful Science Museum until it left it's old buildings, chucked most of it's stuff away and became a Virtual disaster. Fortunately Bradford has given us a real taste of it's Industrial past in a building of the times. Enter and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Claude G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great day out for young and old and all free lots to see and do with great staff. Good collections to interest all the family.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Darren W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a superb museum displaying priceless textile machinery, old steam engines and always has great exhibitions. My favourite is the recreated cobbled street fit out in period fittings, and of course the old trolley-bus, tram and original Jowett cars. Needs supporting in this era...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Reg N
Reviewed December 14, 2018

Full of old steam engines, motor cars, buses and lots of textile machinery. Some of which came from the college where I studied - makes me a museum piece.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Davancar
Reviewed November 25, 2018

Really enjoyed my visit here today. An excellent range of machinery. Particularly good collection of Jowett cars , made in Bradford. On the upper floor there is spinning and weaving machinery. There's a Bradford tram and outside some cottages set in different eras and old...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Michael W
Reviewed November 19, 2018

..used to visit when our children were young..made a return visit and it was even more amazing..and no entrance fee...highly recommended..

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

We were in the area visiting family and looked up places to go to. The Industrial Museum is very interesting and the exhibits are informative.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SUE H
Reviewed November 6, 2018

A great trip down memory lane into the industrial past. Full of working machine's. Great guides to help with questions and a fully working forge with blacksmith who will make you a nail if asked.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank piggydm51
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

My mum worked in the mill. There where many time I went to these smelly sheds and during the time she was in the mill 10 people died either falling in the machine or an acid vat. To walk round the mill brought back many...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank A3303XQpaulh
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