With its internationally important collection of textiles, weird and wonderful objects from around the world, plus commissions by leading makers and a varied programme of exhibitions and events, there is much to see and enjoy.
Don’t miss the Toy Gallery, the Duke of Wellington’s Regimental Museum and the Marble Gallery, a new selling space for contemporary craft.
Tuesday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Friday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Bank Holiday Monday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Wheelchair access to ground floor only. Audio guide for visually impaired visitors. Please contact, prior to visit, if you have special needs; staff will be glad to help.
Archives, Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Personalities, Social History, Toys and Hobbies, Weapons and War
What is Art?
Drawing on the collections of Calderdale Museum, this exhibition explores our perceptions of art. From the prehistoric to post-modern, explore concepts and taste and consider the questions "Is it Art?" and "Do you like it?" There is also a unique opportunity to 'vote out' your least favourite work.
- Any age
Saturday Art Club
Fantastic fun for a Saturday morning. Children aged 8-12 years can take part in a fun and creative workshop at Bankfield Museum where we explore a variety of art and craft activities using the gallery exhibitions and museum collections for inspiration.
How to obtain
The workshop costs just £3.50. To book a place please contact Jeffrey Andrews on 01422 284459.
Embroider the World
Learn embroidery techniques from world textiles such as chain stitch, bead and mirror work for your own textile creations.
- This resource was produced as part of the MLA-funded My Learning project.