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.

The museum is open weekends (Saturday & Sunday) from 12-4pm.
during Kirklees school holidays:
Tuesdays to Thursdays 12-4pm.

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Tolson Museum

Ravensknowle Park
Wakefield Road

Telephone: 01484 223 240

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Tolson ‘Tea &amp; Cake’ Christmas Party / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2018-12-05T00:00:00Z">Wed 05 Dec 2018</span>Tolson ‘Tea & Cake’ Christmas Party / Wed 05 Dec 2018

An invite from the Friends to join in a fun quiz and enjoy seasonal refreshments Wednesday 12 December: 2pm-3.30pm FREE The Friends of Tolson are t...

Christmas events at Tolson Museum / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2018-12-05T00:00:00Z">Wed 05 Dec 2018</span>Christmas events at Tolson Museum / Wed 05 Dec 2018

Guided tours of the museum and carols and poems in the garden Sunday 16 December: tours 1pm and 2.30pm, carols and poems 2pm FREE If your shopping ...

Victorian Christmas Fair / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2018-11-08T00:00:00Z">Thu 08 Nov 2018</span>Victorian Christmas Fair / Thu 08 Nov 2018

Craft stalls, homemade goodies, refreshments and Father Christmas Sunday 18 November 11am-4pm Free entry to fair, £3 to see Father Christmas A wa...

My Events

We Are Premier League! / <span >Fri 28 Sep 2018</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2019-03-31T00:00:00Z">Sun 31 Mar 2019</span> <span>(6 months)</span>We Are Premier League! / Fri 28 Sep 2018 to Sun 31 Mar 2019 (6 months)

To celebrate Huddersfield Town’s great success in gaining promotion to the Premier League, and staying there, we have put together a small display of ...

Our Fight for the Voting Right! / <span >Fri 28 Sep 2018</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2019-03-31T00:00:00Z">Sun 31 Mar 2019</span> <span>(6 months)</span>Our Fight for the Voting Right! / Fri 28 Sep 2018 to Sun 31 Mar 2019 (6 months)

Our exciting new exhibition explores the stories of the suffragettes and suffragists of Kirklees, from the mill cottages of Batley to the grand houses...

Carols &amp; Poems in the Garden / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2018-12-16T00:00:00Z">Sun 16 Dec 2018</span>Carols & Poems in the Garden / Sun 16 Dec 2018

Join us for carols and poems enjoyed with minced pies and mulled wine in the Heritage Memorial Garden. There are some seats in the garden but do bring...

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...