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

March & November Tuesday to Thursday 12.00 to 16.00
April & October Tuesday to Friday 12.00 to 17.00
May to September Tuesday to Saturday 12.00 to 17.00
Open throughout bank holiday weekends 12.00 to 17.00 Easter to August. Additional Sunday opening phone for details.

Closed: December, January & February

Admission charges

Adults £3
Concessions £2
Kids go FREE!
Burnley residents go FREE!
Lancashire Museums Xplorer Tickets

Adult Season Ticket (1 venue, 1 Adult): £8.00
Adult Multi-Pass (13 venues, 1 Adult): £12.00
Family & Friends Multi-Pass (13 venues, 2 Adults, 2 Concessions: £20.00
Prices correct April 2010 but may be subject to change. Please see our website for latest details.


  • 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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