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.

Summer Opening times:

1 April to 30 August
Tuesdays to Thursdays 11am-5pm
Saturdays & Sundays 12 noon-5pm

1 September to 30 September
Saturdays & Sundays 12 noon-5pm

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My Location

Tolson Museum

Ravensknowle Park
Wakefield Road

Telephone: 01484 223 240

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My News

Easter at Tolson / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-03-28T00:00:00Z">Thu 28 Mar 2019</span>Easter at Tolson / Thu 28 Mar 2019

There will be lots going on at Tolson Museum in Huddersfield to keep children occupied over the Easter holidays. The museum in Ravensknowle Park on W...

Tea &amp; Cake at Tolson Museum / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-03-28T00:00:00Z">Thu 28 Mar 2019</span>Tea & Cake at Tolson Museum / Thu 28 Mar 2019

Tolson Museum in Huddersfield is the ideal venue and starting point for a talk on local war memorials at the next Tea & Cake afternoon with the Friend...

Tolson Guided Tours / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-03-06T00:00:00Z">Wed 06 Mar 2019</span>Tolson Guided Tours / Wed 06 Mar 2019

Visitors can get an insight into the history of Tolson Museum in Huddersfield with free guided tours of the building on Sunday, 24 March. The tours ...

My Events

Mothering Sunday Cream Tea / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-03-31T00:00:00Z">Sun 31 Mar 2019</span>Mothering Sunday Cream Tea / Sun 31 Mar 2019

Sunday 31 March 1-3.30pm Come along to enjoy a cream tea in the lovely Morning Room. Organised by the Friends of Tolson & Ravensknowle. £5 per perso...

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...

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...