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 Thursday: 11am-5pm
Saturday & Sunday: 11am-5pm
Monday & Friday: closed

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Tolson Museum

Ravensknowle Park
Wakefield Road

Telephone: 01484 223 240

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SCHOOLCHILDREN LEARN ABOUT THE ROMANS AT TOLSON MUSEUM / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2017-04-20T00:00:00Z">Thu 20 Apr 2017</span>SCHOOLCHILDREN LEARN ABOUT THE ROMANS AT TOLSON MUSEUM / Thu 20 Apr 2017

Tolson Museum in Huddersfield is bringing the Romans to life in a hands-on educational experience aimed at complementing history lessons in school. ...

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...

My Events

Pins &amp; Needles / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2017-06-28T00:00:00Z">Wed 28 Jun 2017</span>Pins & Needles / Wed 28 Jun 2017

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

Ravensknowle Gala / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2017-06-25T00:00:00Z">Sun 25 Jun 2017</span>Ravensknowle Gala / Sun 25 Jun 2017

Stalls, entertainment, music and rides. The Museum will be open too with refreshments for sale. Free entry, some attractions may charge a fee.

Brass in the Garden / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2017-06-18T00:00:00Z">Sun 18 Jun 2017</span>Brass in the Garden / Sun 18 Jun 2017

Join us for an enjoyable afternoon of music by MusicaKirklees Brass Band in the Memorial Garden. Please bring your own seats. Organised by the Friends...

My Opportunities

Public Engagement Volunteers / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2017-08-31T00:00:00Z">Thu 31 Aug 2017</span>Public Engagement Volunteers / Thu 31 Aug 2017

Kirklees Museums and Galleries are now recruiting Public Engagement Volunteers. If you like connecting with people, and are interested in art or histo...