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Saddleworth Museum & Art Gallery

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Cute Museum But Worth a Visit

We were walking around Saddleworth and decided to stop in. Great little museum with some really... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2019
Looking4AnAdventure
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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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Good place to go if you are in the area.They have some interesting things for a small museum My... read more

Reviewed January 24, 2019
choosey738
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Saddleworth Museum High Street, Oldham OL3 6HS, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took my 6 year old niece last week. She thoroughly enjoyed the Lego man hunt and the questions for entry to the prize draw. We enjoyed looking around and was educational for both adults and children. Was lonely for her to dress up and she...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 4, 2019

We were walking around Saddleworth and decided to stop in. Great little museum with some really great stuff. Great to see the history of the area as we are from the States. My family originated from this area so it is great to see how...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Looking4AnAdventure
Reviewed January 24, 2019

Good place to go if you are in the area.They have some interesting things for a small museum My past family members actually donated some of the artifacts from the Victorian era.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank choosey738
Reviewed January 5, 2019

We visited you on January 2nd with my elderly mother in law. She talked constantly as we walked through the museum, about memories of her childhood and beyond. Thank you so much for your patience. You truly helped make our visit special.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank t1eck
Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

It's not a big museum and most things are behind glass. Strong points are the theme of the industrial revolution. The canal is close by which created the transport for goods into Manchester and beyond.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

So today me and my partner and two year old child (who is potty training!) asked the member of staff at the museum if we could possibly use the toilet facilities due to our child having had an accident. We did not plan to visit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

This was my first visit to the museum, even though I live locally. My wife and granddaughters have been before. I was very impressed. While it is not a very large museum it is much larger than it looks from the outside. Good for anyone...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

It has been a while since I visited and the changes made in the meantime are impressive. The exhibits give a genuine feel for the past and present of Saddleworth and the artefacts bear witness to the long history, industry, poetry and art of a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank David B
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

This museum has recently been renovated with an abstention and upgraded but it is still a relatively small museum. This museum shows a little bit of local history and with there not being that much history like you would get with a city there isn't...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank stevensA9246DG
Reviewed January 5, 2018

An excellent way to find out about our Industrial Heritage. Very enjoyable way to spend an afternoon. The exhibits are good and they have tried to make it more child friendly. Lovely Building

Date of experience: December 2017
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