Bagshaw Museum

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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.

Venue Type:

Museum, Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

Tue -Fri 11.00-17.00
Sat & Sun 12.00 - 17.00

Admission charges

Admission free

Additional info

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.

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
A vibrant street scene in India.

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

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Bagshaw Museum
Wilton Park
Batley
West Yorkshire
WF17 0AS
England

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Website

www.kirklees.gov.uk/museums

E-mail

bagshaw.museum@kirklees.gov.uk

Telephone

01924 324765

Fax

01924 326164

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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