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

Queen Street Mill Museum is closing on 30 September 2016 except for pre-booked school visits.
For more information ring 0300 123 6701 or museums.enquiries@lancashire.gov.uk.

Admission charges

Please see our website for our current charges

Discounts

  • Museums Association
  • English Heritage

Additional info

Queen Street Mill Museum is closing on 30 September 2016 except for pre-booked school visits.
For more information ring 0300 123 6701 or museums.enquiries@lancashire.gov.uk.
There has been an expression of interest from a potential new operator. We will keep you updated on progress.

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
Burnley
Lancashire
BB10 2HX
England

Website

Lancashire Museums website

www.lancashire.gov.uk/museums

Lancashire Museums Twitter page

www.twitter.com/LMuseums

E-mail

museums.enquiries@lancashire.gov.uk

Telephone

0300 123 6701

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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