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“It's what make Britian great”

Queen Street Mill Textile Museum
Ranked #2 of 28 things to do in Burnley
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: See the world's only working steam powered weaving mill bring the past to life. A rare chance to re-live the days when steam ran the world!
Reviewed November 8, 2012

Visited this museum it's just fantastic from the minute I arrived everyone at this museum was just very helpful from the lady on the door, the weaver in the weaving shed, the boiler men in the boiler house, the lady who served up a wonderful meat pie, and last but not least the engineer and his marvellous steam engine they were all great. I'll be going back
The day I when was the 8th of November so it was very quiet next time will be in the summer I’ll let you know if it’s busier. If time is short and you would like to see the steam engine working get there about 1:50 they run it about 2o'clock I got there about 12:15 and just walk about chatted to everyone just great very informative Not to be missed!!!!!

4  Thank Tony F
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Reviewed October 29, 2012

We visited Queen Street Mill with a party from a motor club, having previously been unaware of its existence. The mill is a real gem containing most of the machinery which was there when it ceased working - AND IT ALL STILL WORKS!

The staff are enthusiastic, well informed and give a friendly commentary during the tour, telling you about the people who worked there as much as the machinery and are willing to discuss the many aspects of the work if you show interest.

A working tandem-compound steam engine is connected to over 100 weaving looms by line shafts and belts and you will see, and hear, some of these working during your visit.

A snack bar serves savoury snacks and home made cakes.

This is a really wonderful place to visit; I cannot recommend it too highly.

1  Thank rneil_hodgson
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Reviewed October 12, 2012

Very interesting and good fun for the family. A good insight into the past on how people worked and lived. A nice coffee shop to end a good visit.

1  Thank Smith01England
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Reviewed September 24, 2012

We had 6 visiters from the south of England visiting so we took them to the mill,no booking but looked after superly,being a Lancashire lad it brought a tear to my eyes.

Thank John P
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Reviewed September 23, 2012

This was an interesting way to spend a wet afternoon. The staff were informative and entertaining. The lunch was also good value for money.

Thank maggiebrew
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