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.
Fromm Roman finds to textiles, from birds to transport, Tolson is a treasure house of the fascinating, the curious and the amazing.

Opening times:
Tuesday to Friday: 11am-5pm
Saturday & Sunday: 11am-5pm
Monday: closed

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Tolson Museum

Ravensknowle Park
Wakefield Road

Telephone: 01484 223 240

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Easter Craft Day / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2017-03-27T00:00:00Z">Mon 27 Mar 2017</span>Easter Craft Day / Mon 27 Mar 2017

Themed crafts using recycled materials. Thursday 13 April: 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm £3.50 per person; no need to book Youngsters can have ‘SCRAPtasti...

Tea and Cake at Tolson Museum / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2017-03-27T00:00:00Z">Mon 27 Mar 2017</span>Tea and Cake at Tolson Museum / Mon 27 Mar 2017

A museum special by the Friends. Wednesday 12 April: 2pm-3.30pm FREE The Friends of Tolson Museum are doing a ‘special’ on the museum at their next...

Tolson Great Bake Off / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2017-03-20T00:00:00Z">Mon 20 Mar 2017</span>Tolson Great Bake Off / Mon 20 Mar 2017

Children and adults are invited to bring their best transport-themed cakes to be judged. Saturday 8 April: 2pm start, judging 4pm £3 per entry ...

My Events

Half Term Activity Day / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2017-05-31T00:00:00Z">Wed 31 May 2017</span>Half Term Activity Day / Wed 31 May 2017

May is Local History Month and we will be celebrating with a local history quiz, writing labels for your favourite objects in the museum. Also celebra...

‘Pins and Needles’ / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2017-05-24T00:00:00Z">Wed 24 May 2017</span>‘Pins and Needles’ / Wed 24 May 2017

A new monthly drop-in crafts session for lovers of sewing, knitting, crocheting and other crafts to come along and join like-minded people for a socia...

Tea &amp; Cake with the Friends / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2017-05-10T00:00:00Z">Wed 10 May 2017</span>Tea & Cake with the Friends / Wed 10 May 2017

Join our friendly group for tea, cake and a talk by the Citizens Advice Bureau; What the service does and how it helps people. Free, no need to book,...