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Colne Valley Museum

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Cliffe Ash, Huddersfield HD7 4PY, England
+44 1484 659762
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superb museum

what a superb resource showing how the textile industry worked when it was a cottage industry... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
amr52
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Preston, United Kingdom
Wonderful gem to visit

Parking around the back at the crocket coub or in the street. Only open at weekends and bank... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
RufusBrisbane
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Brisbane
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a visit to this museum enables you to imagine what life in the 1850's was like and is therefore a moving experience. there is no admission fee but donations are greatly appreciated as the museum is run by volunteers.
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Cliffe Ash, Huddersfield HD7 4PY, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

what a superb resource showing how the textile industry worked when it was a cottage industry. Working looms and spinning equipment. Extremely knowledgeablestaff. And a good cafe

Thank amr52
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Parking around the back at the crocket coub or in the street. Only open at weekends and bank ho,idays between 2 and 5 or 1 and 4 in the winter. Staffed by volunteers, the way it is presented is lovely. They dress in era clothing....More

Thank RufusBrisbane
Reviewed 12 May 2017

What an interesting and fascinating place to visit. The volunteers that run the museum are simply amazing..they have so much knowledge about this period of history. We visited as a family that crosses several generations. It was fascinating to see some family members recall the...More

Thank Maryam S
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Really interesting small museum. Really friendly and knowledgeable staff. Have been several times and there has usually been an art exhibition too, with wonderful local pictures. Delicious scones and tea and often the chance to buy scones and bread to take away. Nice interactive things...More

Thank Suzanne C
Reviewed 16 April 2017

A chance to step back in time - what better way to reveal the past and the way working class people lived during the Victorian era. CVM is housed within the weavers' cottages that typify Yorkshire vernacular architecture, and is beautifully designed to show the...More

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Recently renovated and with mobility access we found it a very interesting place to visit .Weaving demonstrations by people in the costumes of that period,very good coffee shop and helpful volunteers.

Thank linvin03
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Checked opening times on website before visiting only to find after travelling over an hourcto get there that it was closed !!!!! Won't bother again.

1  Thank Kaylizzy
Reviewed 13 January 2017

had a sneak preview and it's better than ever, look out for the new well recently discovered and the better than ever tea room.

Thank RickyB-Huddersfield
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Really enjoyed my visit to day for 'Stir Up Sunday' at the museum. A heritage lottery grant has enabled significant refurbishment and now we have an authentic bedroom for the period. Lots of activities and interest for adults and children alike and a great café...More

Thank Susan03
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

This place is a little gem in the Colne Valley. Recently extended to include a cafe & refurbished it's a great place to visit especially children. It's educational but interesting & fun at the same time. Check out the special weekends where they do breadmaking...More

Thank Tr4cye
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