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About the venue

  1. 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...

    Admission free. Visiting groups should book

    Our new Autumn and Winter opening times are as follows:

    21 - 31 October
    12noon – 5pm on Saturday and Sunday, and 11am – 5pm Tuesday to Thursday during school holidays.

    November – February
    12noon – 4pm on Saturday and Sunday, and 11am – 4pm Tuesday to Thursday during school holidays.

    For the latest copy of It’s Happening with details of events, exhibitions and talks please go to

    We are available for pre-booked events including school bookings, group bookings and room hire during these periods. Anyone wanting to visit should contact us on 01484 223240.

    There will be special opening times and events for Christmas and Easter so please keep an eye out for information nearer the time.

    There is disabled parking and a fully accessible toilet at Tolson Museum.
    There is wheelchair access to the ground floor via a ramp at the back of the Museum, but the upper floor can only be reached by stairs.


Tolson Memorial Museum,
Wakefield Road,

Opening times:

Please see About the Venue for Museum opening times.


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Disabled parking Disabled parking
Fully accessible toilet Fully accessible toilet

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