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About the venue

  1. Admission free.

    Visiting groups should pre-book.

    From 1 March to 31 October summer opening hours:

    Tuesday to Friday 11am to 5pm;

    Saturday and Sunday 12noon to 5pm.

    Monday: Museum closed

    Special Notice:Tolson will be open Sat & Sun this May Day weekend, on Monday we are closed but our partner sites Bagshaw & Dewsbury Museums, and Oakwell Hall Country Park will all be open. Why not visit them?

    We are open on Bank Holiday Monday 25th May and look forward to welcoming you then.

    From 1 November to 28 February winter opening hours:

    Tuesday to Thursday 11am to 4pm;

    Saturday and Sunday 12noon to 4pm.

    Monday and Friday: Museum closed.

    Huddersfield's history book! A vivid and intriguing picture of the area and its people, from pre-history to present day, revealed through unique collections. From Roman finds to textiles; from birds to transport, Tolson is a treasure house of the fascinating, the curious and the amazing.

    Please see the Tolson Museum website for the top ten exhibits, and many other details.


Tolson Memorial Museum,
Wakefield Road,

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Disabled parking Disabled parking
Fully accessible toilet Fully accessible toilet

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