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Bolling Hall

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Address: Bowling Hall Road, Bradford BD4 7LP, England
Phone Number: 01274 431814
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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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What a Gem and Free

This is a must see, don't be put off by the outside, the museum is fascinating and even has a code breaking trail to keep the children interested.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Logisticlady
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a must see, don't be put off by the outside, the museum is fascinating and even has a code breaking trail to keep the children interested.

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were brought here by friends, and although the outside of the property looked rather austere and neglected, a wonderfully atmospheric treat awaited us inside! The building is full of interesting artifacts, there is an informative film to watch, and tales of hauntings to add to a place which seems to be a delightful time warp. The curator was very... More 

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Thank poetchris
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely place to visit, interesting place lots of history and all the rooms are fantastic and give you a real sense of what life was like back then, ***** 5 stars from me! Its a shame more dont visit, friendly staff, will be going again! And its free!

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Thank Charlie C
Leeds, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Bolling Hall as a detour. It's a wonderfully surprising house with many treasures. It's council run so it's free to visit. You can make a donation in one of the boxes scattered about the house. I particularly liked the collection of old keys and the relics from the English Civil War. There is a small and free car... More 

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Thank MarillTyan
sheffield
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visit during a weekend with friends from Shipley. Free to get in and have to say we were there nearly 2 hours. Watched a very interesting video presentation abiut Bradford and cracked the code in all the rooms. Very atmospheric.

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Thank sdeeley42
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

Can't believe I've never been here before, Very interesting place. The gentleman on reception was very helpful and and had a lot of knowledge onf this fantastic old house.

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Thank Keith W
West Yorkshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Went here with our kids and there was plenty to do. We love looking around old places and taking in the history. Very cheap and well worth a visit

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Thank jodi310808
Leeds, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit. We had a school trip here a very long time ago and I can remember all the ghost stories we would tell each other. Fast forward 20 years and its still as spooky. The staff do an excellent job here and that ghost room still sends shivers up and down my spine. Lots of history and... More 

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Thank taj s
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

My son went with his school and said it was one of the best trips he has ever had he said some people were scared but he said it was great. He recommends it.

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Thank Francesca C
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

We had a relatively enjoyable last minute family trip to Bolling Hall Museum, it is steeped in history and each room you venture into has snippets of information which I really enjoyed. As it is a museum it isn't really enjoyable for children but we managed to keep our 5 children intrigued enough, especially with the story of the haunted... More 

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