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Helmshore Mills Textile Museum

Holcombe Road | Helmshore, Rossendale BB4 4NP, England
+44 1706 226459
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Helmshore Mill. Please keep this museum open.

I have been lucky enough to go on a group visit to Helmshore Mill Museum today, we had a fabulous... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
andrew a
Why is this place closed to the public?

This is an amazing piece of local history currently closed to all but pre-arranged groups. I’d love... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2018
Francesca G
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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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Holcombe Road | Helmshore, Rossendale BB4 4NP, England
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+44 1706 226459
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

I have been lucky enough to go on a group visit to Helmshore Mill Museum today, we had a fabulous guide who kept the interest of our party throughout. We learnt all about cotton production from start to finish, we also saw some of the...More

1  Thank andrew a
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

This is an amazing piece of local history currently closed to all but pre-arranged groups. I’d love to see this reopen to the general public. Just last month we enjoyed a memorable and informative visit as part of a group of several other local home...More

2  Thank Francesca G
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

10  Thank spooksbeard10
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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.

3  Thank roversfans2015
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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
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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
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roywarrior40
29 April 2018|
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Response from Podge J | Reviewed this property |
It has shut down. But there’s rumours of it re-opening again soon
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