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Museums in the Penistone and East Peaks areas

The Tolson Museum, Huddersfield

Tolson Museum, Huddersfield 1
Tolson Museum, Huddersfield 2
Tolson Museum, Huddersfield 3


Ravensknowle Park,
Wakefield Road,


Tel: 01484 223830



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(The postcode for the centre of
Penistone is S36 6AR.)

Distance from Penistone: 11 miles / 22 mins


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.

Galleries feature:

  • world class collections presenting a vivid and intriguing picture of the local area and people
  • Amazing objects charting history from earliest settlers to the boom in the textile industry and modern day collections from local people.
  • historic vehicles, objects from the Luddite rebellion and the famous Bird Room, a stunning exhibition now almost a century old.

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