Colne Valley Museum

Colne Valley Museum
Cliffe Ash
West Yorkshire

logo: Heritage Open Days 2014


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Colne Valley Museum is housed in a row of weavers cottage of the mid 19C. The museum depicts the cottage textile industry and the social history of the area.

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Opening hours

Sat-Sun and Bank holidays 1400-1700

Closed: Over Christmas/New Year

Admission charges

Free Admission as part of our 40th Birthday celebrations.
Other charges for special events and group / school visits

Additional info

Open to the public at weekends and Bank Holidays only - Pre-booked group and educational visits at other times.

Textile Collection includes spinning wheels and Spinning Jenny, hand looms and other cottage textile industry artifacts - all of which are demonstrated.

Domestic Collection includes many cottage day to day chattles, costumes, samplers etc.

Other items include a full Clog Maker's workshop, Local Social History items

Collection details

Social History, Costume and Textiles

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.

Heritage Open Days 2014: Tea For Two

  • 13 — 14 September 2014

Demonstrations of spinning, weaving and clog-making and other traditional crafts in this row of Victorian handloom weavers' cottages which house the museum. We have now converted the ground floor of the end cottage into a new entrance/shop and Tea Rooms!

Scone baking in the Victorian kitchen and cream teas served upstairs in our new Spring Rock Tea Rooms.
View the latest exhibition 'A Personal View' -- a selection of photographs of this part of Yorkshire by local photographer Di Carey.


Please refer to the Heritage Open Days website for booking details and timings.