Where can you meet a Mummy from Ancient Egypt, hear a Shirley Bassey hit, and come face to face with a Ganges crocodile? Bagshaw Museum brings together fasinating objects from all over the world, in the magnificient Victorian gothic setting of 'Woodlands' a former mill owners house set in Wilton Park.
Museum, Garden, parklands or rural site
Tue -Fri 11.00-17.00
Sat & Sun 12.00 - 17.00
Fire regulations in the Victorian building mean that there are restrictions on the use of prams and pushchairs indoors. Please contact the museum for further details and any other access information that will help you to plan your visit.
India’s Vibrant Gateway: Gujarat, Mumbai and Britain
- 16 July — 23 September 2016 *on now
India’s Gateway traces the history of Gujarat and Mumbai as age-old centres of trade and migration, focusing on their remarkable links with Britain. Featuring photographs and film shot in India by UK photographer Tim Smith along with historical pictures, objects and ephemera drawn from both our museum collections and the Gujarati community in Kirklees. Look out for details of events and activities linked to the exhibition, including Bollywood film screenings, puppet making and a writing competition
- Family friendly