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Hall I’ th’ Wood Museum

Green Way off Crompton Way, Bolton BL1 8UA, England
+44 1204 332370
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Historic Landmark/Weaving home

free entry makes this a very attractive location to visit and learn all about the place where the... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
paulsheridan2018
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Worth a visit altho disappointed

I visited here with small children as I had been teaching them about out famous Boltonian - I... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
northwestlass
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Green Way off Crompton Way, Bolton BL1 8UA, England
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

free entry makes this a very attractive location to visit and learn all about the place where the loom was invented by Arkwright and how he developed that and the house that has been fully preserved and opened to the public on certain days -...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

I visited here with small children as I had been teaching them about out famous Boltonian - I remember this museum from decades ago when I last visited so was really disappointed to find it is no longer in in grand grounds it used to...More

Thank northwestlass
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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

We were taken here by friends who were showing us the delights of Bolton. We had been warned about the approach to the building. Very surprised to find it free of charge. Surprised as to how warm the building was. Surprised to be offered a...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2018

we took the kids here for an event they were running and I was amazed that this place existed so close to home. Our 7 year old loves the tudors (from horrible histories) and was in her element here learning so much and enjoying every...More

Thank Claire G
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

This attraction is ok at best- the staff are very enthusiastic but the place itself is a bit dull. Not enough celebration of Samuel Crompton and it is a bit empty.

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Bolton isnt noted for it's tourist attractions and with very limited opening times this gem is hard to get to but it's well worth a visit giving you a unique insight into the times when Bolton was a centre of commerce and industry. A quirky...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

A local gem with lots to see. This place deserves a lot more custom. It is a lot more interesting than some properties held by the large national organisations.

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Reviewed 27 January 2017

Probably one of the best "hidden" gems in the country , a small tudor hall on the edge of a sixties/seventies housing estate - very close to the railway station. Never has many visitors and parking is really limited with entry compleatly free thanks to...More

Thank Peter e
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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit, Samuel Cromptons house where he invented Spinning Mule, good things to see, nice little coffee shop and gift shop, take a walk in the grounds, about 2hours should do it.

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Reviewed 13 January 2017

Well worth a visit to this site. There is so much history in this building that was created in stages from the 1500s. Lord Leverhulme, who gave it to the people of Bolton, collected a lot of objects and furniture relating to the age of...More

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