Weavers' Triangle Visitor Centre
The Weavers' Triangle Visitor Centre
85 Manchester Road
Discover what it was like to live in a 19th Century Lancashire mill town. From the Visitor Centre, walk through the Weavers' Triangle - a unique Victorian industrial landscape. The Visitor Centre is located in the former Canal Toll Office and Wharfmaster's House at Burnley Wharf by the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.
Museum, Industrial heritage site
April to the end of September: Saturday to Tuesday - 2pm to 4pm
October: Saturday and Sunday - 2pm to 4pm
Other Times by Appointment
We are happy to accommodate group and educational visits.
Oak Mount Mill Engine House is open on selected afternoons only, please visit our website for details.
* Displays about the Weavers' Triangle and Leeds and Liverpool Canal.
* Find out how cotton was made and try your hand at weaving.
* Burnley Fair Display - Discover how workers spent their holidays. Includes a working model fairground.
* A Victorian parlour and recreated Victorian schoolroom.
* Weavers' Dwelling - Discover home life a century ago.
* Oak Mount Mill Engine House - restored steam engine operated by electric motor.
Architecture, Archives, Costume and Textiles, Inland Waterways, Industry, Land Transport, Science and Technology, Social History, Trade and Commerce
Key artists and exhibits
- Model fairground
- Canal Toll Office
- Victorian schoolroom
- Weaver's dwelling
- Power loom
- Cross-compound steam engine
- Cotton bale
- Cotton gin
- Tackler's bench
- Edwardian bathroom
- Victorian wedding dress
- Victorian parlour