Queen Street Mill Textile Museum

Queen Street Mill Textile Museum exterior
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Queen Street Mill Textile Museum is the last remaining operational steam powered weaving mill in the world.

The museum collections are designated as being of national importance and the boilerhouse, enginehouse and chimney have Ancient Monument status.

The 500 horsepower steam engine "Peace" runs daily when the museum is open and the weaving shed with 308 Lancashire looms, the coal fired Lancashire boiler and other working machinery are all regularly demonstrated for visitors.(Please telephone for further details).

This museum has a Designated Collection of national importance.

Venue Type:

Museum, Industrial heritage site

Opening hours

Please see our website for our current opening times

Admission charges

Please see our website for our current charges


  • Museums Association
  • English Heritage

The textile industry collections of Lancashire County Museum Service are Designated Collections of national importance. They are located at Helmshore Mills Textile Museum and Queen Street Mill Textile Museum.

Collection details

Trade and Commerce, Science and Technology, Costume and Textiles, Archives

Key artists and exhibits

  • Designated Collection

Queen Street Mill Textile Museum
Harle Syke
BB10 2HX


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