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Saddleworth Museum & Art Gallery

Saddleworth Museum High Street, Oldham OL3 6HS, England
+44 1457 874093
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Facinating Little Museum and Gallery.

Very reasonably priced, extremely interactive and informative museum about the local area and... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
Peakwoman
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Easter Sunday

Many shops and attractions are closed on Easter Sunday but I was pleased to find Museum open. It... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Dot G
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Oldham, United Kingdom
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Saddleworth Museum High Street, Oldham OL3 6HS, England
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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

1  Thank Peakwoman
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

1  Thank Dot G
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
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Took my 8 year old Granddaughter here yesterday and is well worth the admission £6 for a family ticket of 4. Very interesting with regards to the area we live in, my granddaughter was especially interested in the Roman history of the area as she...More

2  Thank thomas038
Reviewed 12 February 2017

A great visit - we discovered it had re-opened and popped in for a look. Great exhibition, informative and well illustrated. Very enjoyable and the ladies behind the desk were lovely chatty people. Took my father and stepmother there yesterday but unfortunately it hadn't opened...More

2  Thank Heather N
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Just a nice sized, well stocked museum, which has been nice lunch refurbished. Enjoyable visit and helpful friendly staff. Would definitely recommend a visit. The nearby towns are also worth visiting.

2  Thank Louise J
Reviewed 17 January 2017

What a lovely little museum recently refurbished ,lots of local information ,there's a textile gallery showing weaving and art gallery ,how the standedge tunnel was built and lots more for a small museum it packs quite a bit in ,the staff are friendly and helpful...More

2  Thank dee s
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Enjoyed reading about specific local people, seeing the Dobcross loom, models of Rushcart and Castleshaw Roman camp. Would have liked to read more about the railway and canal. In addition to the space of the art gallery there is also wall space for local art...More

1  Thank juliethetraveller123
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit if you're in the area. It's had a refurb and is a very welcoming and informative museum. Will be returning :)

1  Thank Chris D
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Good parking.Interesting museum,lots to see.Delve into the history of Saddleworth. Plenty of buses to here,even on a Sunday.

1  Thank JANETDENISE
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