Queen Street Mill Textile Museum
May to Sept
Tues/Fri 12pm - 5pm
Mar to Sept also open Sat 12- 5pm
Mar and Nov Tues/Thur 12pm - 4pm
This unique museum is the
last surviving 19th century steam powered weaving mill in the world.
The sights, sounds and smells will help to bring history alive for your pupils. See the weaving shed, with over
300 belt-driven looms. Talk to the
boilerman and engineer to find out about the Lancashire boiler and steam engine.
looms running and experience the noise of a weaving shed and discover more about the lives of the people who worked here.
Tel: 01282 412555
Victorian Schoolroom (KS1 & 2)
Victorian Games (KS1 & 2)
Carding, Spinning and Weaving(KS1, 2, & 3)
Mill Life (KS1 & 2)
Wardrobe and Money (KS1 & 2)
Object Handling (KS1, 2, & 3)
Power (KS1, 2, & 3)
Local History (KS1, 2, & 3)
We also offer Video Conferencing: Late Victorian Working Life