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Helmshore Mills Textile Museum

Holcombe Road | Helmshore, Rossendale BB4 4NP, England
+44 1706 226459
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Steampunk Christmas Fair at Helmshore Mills Textile Museum

The fair had lots of quirky stalls, selling unusual Christmas cards, log sculpture reindeer, lots... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
Keith B
Ramsbottom, United Kingdom
y5 & y6 school trip!

I went on a school trip to Helmshore Mills Textile Museum. I found it very interesting and it will... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
Jennie O
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Holcombe Road | Helmshore, Rossendale BB4 4NP, England
+44 1706 226459
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

The fair had lots of quirky stalls, selling unusual Christmas cards, log sculpture reindeer, lots of different foods etc. They were spread out on each floor of the Museum so you could also see the old machinery etc. At selected times during the day there...More

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 14 November 2017

I went on a school trip to Helmshore Mills Textile Museum. I found it very interesting and it will help for any future tests... the best part was when we got to explore Turner town and seeing the machines in action! I would definitely recommend...More

1  Thank Jennie O
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

I’ve been lucky enough to live in this area all my life. I used to go in when a working mill. Very good place to walk around and also a farmers market on the odd Sunday. TRY IT !

1  Thank Podge J
Reviewed 13 November 2017

I loved going to Helmshore Mill, I went on a school trip with my class and another class. I liked seeing the machines in action and fully working. Learning about William Turner was interesting as we got to visit his grave on the walk. Also,...More

1  Thank rachhoprich
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We visited the museum today only to find it closed. Whilst sat in the car park a gentleman asked if we needed help , my husband explained that we were looking into my ancestry, my great great great uncle was Eccles Shorrock who owned the...More

8  Thank spooksbeard10
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I went there in the summer last year and found it very interesting as my husband used to work there. We were shown round the mules were he used to work on the spinning.

2  Thank roversfans2015
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Love love love this place. Great little tearooms, food homemade and really nice. Need at least 2hrs to look around the vintage stuff here

Thank ZoeRobbie1
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Had lunch at the mill , had a lovely jacket potato with prawns and salad, very good and very large potions, husband had home made soup (mushrooms) served with a bread roll excellent quality

Thank poppyshan
Reviewed 22 September 2016

True British heritage of times gone by currently under threat of closure which would be a devastating loss of our cultural history.

Thank lisa1cares
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We visited this museum not sure we will like it but it was all worth the journey. The Mill is still in good shape, with good interpretation and very good guided visits. Our guide was Scott who was very good in explaining and showing us...More

6  Thank Pierre B
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