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Saddleworth Museum & Art Gallery

Saddleworth Museum High Street, Oldham OL3 6HS, England
+44 1457 874093
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An excellent way to find out about our Industrial Heritage. Very enjoyable way to spend an... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
bugattilover
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Oldham, United Kingdom
Not bad to pass an hour or so

Brought my 7 year old son here one rainy day as it's not a million miles from me to see what it is... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
Stevensnailham
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Saddleworth Museum High Street, Oldham OL3 6HS, England
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

An excellent way to find out about our Industrial Heritage. Very enjoyable way to spend an afternoon. The exhibits are good and they have tried to make it more child friendly. Lovely Building

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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Brought my 7 year old son here one rainy day as it's not a million miles from me to see what it is like after the place has been done up with think lottery money. Not a massive museum but situated near the canal were...More

1  Thank Stevensnailham
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

A pleasant reasonably priced place of interest to visit. Filled with historical exhibits relating to Saddleworth, building the railways, canals and textile mills in the area, together with a snapshot of life in those times, modes of transport ( Penny farthings and Francis Barnet to...More

1  Thank Marnie H
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

Friendly, helpful staff. Lovely building, well lit and airy. Attractive displays drawing you in to look, experience and think! Lots behind glass because they have to be conserved but plenty to touch too. I especially liked the personal stories behind many of the displays, well...More

2  Thank PeteandMaggie
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Local museums like this one are so important as, without them, so much local information would be lost to the general public as the bigger city museums wouldn't be interested in many of the exhibits. They are also important because they are local and help...More

2  Thank Suratrichard
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This museum is central to the town well laid out but a little sterile since it was refurbished. Very much catering towards families rather than those interested in local history. I didn't learn anything I didn't already know. There is an art gallery on the...More

1  Thank Kaycee J
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

It's only small, but packed with lots to see. There are dressing up areas for children and a quiz for them to do as they go around Small entrance fee and free parking within the area.

1  Thank Sarah W
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

Very reasonably priced, extremely interactive and informative museum about the local area and industry. From textile producing machinery, looms, to local history, Stanedge Tunnel and reproduced Victorian kitchen, living room and loo! As we are small adults we fitted the children larger dressing up clothes...More

2  Thank Peakwoman
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

Many shops and attractions are closed on Easter Sunday but I was pleased to find Museum open. It has recently been extensively revamped and is now very user friendly. I am disabled and the lift ensured me access to all areas including the Art Gallery....More

2  Thank Dot G
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Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

The revamped Saddleworth museum is a joy to visit ! A real example of a museum done well! Great exhibits, friendly staff

1  Thank George C
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