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Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills

Armley Mills Canal Road | Armley, Leeds LS12 2QF, England
+44 113 263 7861
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An adventure with engineering

I admit to being biased -this is one of my favourite local museums. Armley Mills take you back to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
lizw15
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Bigger than Expected

From the outside the mill didn't look very big but we were mistaken. It took us longer to look... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Hannah R
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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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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“old mill” (9 reviews)
“ghost hunt” (5 reviews)
“large site” (3 reviews)
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Armley Mills Canal Road | Armley, Leeds LS12 2QF, England
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+44 113 263 7861
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"old mill"
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"ghost hunt"
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"large site"
in 3 reviews
"original machinery"
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"wide range of exhibits"
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"interesting talk"
in 2 reviews
"school visit"
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"worthwhile visit"
in 3 reviews
"canal towpath"
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"steam engine"
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"knowledgeable guide"
in 2 reviews
"answer questions"
in 3 reviews
"staff were so helpful"
in 2 reviews
"on display"
in 6 reviews
"cafe on site"
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"retail park"
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"fantastic place to visit"
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Reviewed yesterday

I admit to being biased -this is one of my favourite local museums. Armley Mills take you back to the great age of canal transport and it is a great at out for the family. Showing some wonderful pieces of industrial machinery.

Thank lizw15
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

From the outside the mill didn't look very big but we were mistaken. It took us longer to look around than we expected and more enjoyable than we expected as well. The history of the mill was very interesting and we liked the old cinema...More

Thank Hannah R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If youre interested in History and the industrial revolution in Yorkshire you will love this attraction. We were lucky enough to have Barry explain all the machinery to us. He brought it alive for us and entertained and informed us. The way he skilfully told...More

Thank 395skier
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The welcome in the shop/entrance was nonexistent. Had to ask for a map and payment was an embarrassment. The museum itself however was much better. The talk and demonstration of the spinning frame was informative, and enthusiastic. I also enjoyed the cinema and related gallery,...More

Thank 974bobs
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went yesterday evening as part of west yorkshire fright nights and what a fabulous evening. We got some great evidence and we certainly left feeling like we got what we wanted. Pam was absolutely amazing.

Thank Melissa B
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Reviewed May 9, 2018

Still no acknowledgement on the website, or the plan that you are given, that the locomotive gallery is still closed. Evidently it was flooded over two years ago, how long does it take to update a website? Obviously problems happen but potential visitors need to...More

Thank Tyke
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

It a good museum, many interesting stuffs going on there. Good to know what been going on in history of my hometown, Leeds. Famous for making wool.

Thank AdamBurt
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

What a fantastic working museum, well done to Leeds City council and to all the staff who work there.

Thank Martin T
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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

I visited an special exhibition showcasing the Queens of Industry tradition. Guided tour was very interesting, with lovely, moving stories about local women and their past and current contributions told by the curator. There was tea and cake offered afterwards, and a cute little tote...More

Thank hitchhiker1961
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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Visits on a wet Easter day thinking it would pass a couple of hours and wasn't far to go. We're 60+ so it cost £3.20 each and was more than worth it. Staff were extremely helpful and friendly and the talk by Andy was excellent....More

Thank Madaboutcrete
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knottih
April 23, 2017|
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Response from TheUrbanWarrior | Reviewed this property |
Yeah you can walk it from train station and yes you can access it from tow path
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Bev H
June 20, 2016|
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Response from Mark_Banks25 |
Sorry forgot to add that Concessions are £3.00.
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