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Queen Street Mill Textile Museum

Harle Syke, Burnley, Lancashire   BB10 2HX

Opening Times:

May to Sept

Tues/Fri 12pm - 5pm

Mar to Sept  also open Sat 12- 5pm

 Mar and Nov Tues/Thur 12pm - 4pm

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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. Watch the looms running and experience the noise of a weaving shed and discover more about the lives of the people who worked here.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01282 412555 Email:

Learning Programmes:

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

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