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Saddleworth Museum & Art Gallery

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Address: Saddleworth Museum High Street, Oldham OL3 6HS, England
Phone Number: +44 1457 874093
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13:00 - 16:00
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Remarkable facelift, friendly staff and range of interactive displays and info

The Saddleworth Museum is full of intriguing objects from the past and tells the story of the people who have created Saddleworth’s landscape and character. It now features a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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470 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Saddleworth Museum is full of intriguing objects from the past and tells the story of the people who have created Saddleworth’s landscape and character. It now features a range of interactive displays and knowledge of history of the area. Welcoming all ages with disabled access, lift and community events on site. Saddleworth museum closed the 28th June 2015 for... More 

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North West England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The renovation of Saddleworth Museum took a year I believe, but what a transformation. Crammed with so much information and artifacts and incorporating old and modern technology, this is an intriguing place for residents of Saddleworth and visitors new to the area. We particularly liked the 3 dimensional model of Standedge Tunnel and the digital photo albums. There is a... More 

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3 Thank Sue00do
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Great local history museum in the centre of Uppermill. Although there are only two galleries downstairs and one up you get a very condensed history of the area in the space that is available. Your only going to be spending around an hour in here but it's well worth a visit. The only downside I found was as there is... More 

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Moliets et Maa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Fantastic small local museum. Well set out, and welcoming. Workshops provided. When me and mum visited I made myself a Friend of the Museum as I will certainly be visiting this museum again. So many interesting things to look at from the past. Very interesting artefacts.

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1 Thank Mollie61
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

good to go and see then there's boat trips and some good pubs and food nice shops and advents in different months

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1 Thank dud2
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

In the couple of years since we last visited the museum in Uppermill it has been transformed. 4 informative and interesting rooms. So much hard work has gone into the building project and it looks amazing. Certainly well worth a visit and for children very educational. Nice to see local works in the Art Gallery. We spent several hours in... More 

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3 Thank greekisles4me
Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

It's a shame that after the refit they still have some of the same staff that will let the museum down. The younger lady behind the desk today was lovely and warm and welcoming but unfortunately she is backed up by the older lady with the short blonde hair who seems to struggle to crack a smile for anyone. She... More 

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1 Thank CavyCressida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Decided to visit on its opening day after a huge refit, looks lovely and modern to show of the heritage of the local area, had a lovely time looking round and my daughter loved the treasure trail with Mobil men around the displays, was fun to have a go on the screen printing display too. The only issue I had... More 

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1 Thank Millie P
Oldham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

I have visited this Museum many times and always found it to be involving and delightfully intimate, I have carried out storage work in the Museum and I am looking forward to seeing it re-open in September after major refurbishment.

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1 Thank Adam B
UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

I popped by to ask when the renovation will be complete as I have been a regular of the museum and art gallery events for a while. September is the ETA with a complete overhaul with the excellent staff will be a real treat to return to see.

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