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Armley Mills Museum, Leeds Museums and Galleries

Leeds Industrial Museum, Armley Mills. Drawn by Jake Attree
Address:
Canal Road,
Armley, Leeds, LS12 2QF

Opening Times:

For the public: Tue - Fri 10am - 5pm (last admission 4pm)

Sat 10am - 5pm (last admission 4pm)

Sun 1pm - 5pm (last admission 4pm)

 

For schools: Tue - Fri 10am - 5pm

 

Closed: Mondays except Bank Holidays



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Description:

Armley Mills is an Industrial Museum reflecting the wealth of Leeds' industrial heritage, but it was once the largest woollen mill in the world. With a wide range of exhibits dating from the 18th and 19th Centuries, the museum shows the history of textiles, clothing, optics, engine and locomotive manufacturing in the area. Armley Mills also features a recreated mill manager’s parlour, mill workers cottages, Victorian school room, 1920’s cinema and regular working steam engine weekends.



Contact Details:
Tel: 0113 263 7861 Fax: 0113 224 4365

Learning Programmes:
For further details please visit the main Leeds Museums and Galleries website link above.

Specialisms:
Enterprise, Leisure and Tourism, Textiles, Processes and Printing, History, ICT, Business Studies, Design and Technology

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