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Plan a Visit

Address: Bradford Industrial Museum, Moorside Mills, Moorside Road, Eccleshill, Bradford, BD2 3HP

Telephone: 01274 435900


How to find us:

Signposted from Bradford Ring Road and Harrogate Road (A658). Bus 645 from Market Street or Hall Ings. All buses stop at Moorside Road. On the museum site there is free car parking and disabled car parking.


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Public transport

Public Transport

The 660 bus from Bradford Interchange stops right outside the museum gates.
The 686 / 687 (Fagley) also departs from Bradford Interchange every 10 - 15 minutes, this bus will drop you off at the top end of Moorside Road and the museum is approximately a 10 minute walk from this stop.
There is also the 645 (Greengates) which runs approximately every 10-15 minutes and this bus drops you off at the bottom end of Moorside Road, the museum is a 10 / 15 minute walk from this stop.

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Public transport


Entry into Bradford Industrial Museum is Free


Access & Facilities

Disabled car parking, lifts, disabled toilet, one wheelchair and baby changing unit. For further Industrial Museum disabled access information visit AccessAble

Access & Facilities

Museum Shop

The shop in the museum offers a wide range of souvenirs and gifts including cards, books and toys.

Museum Shop


Machine running times - subject to availability, please ring before your visit to confirm

Motive Power: Tues to Fri 11am - 11:30am and 2:30pm - 3pm / Sat & Sun 11:30am - 12pm and 2:30pm - 3pm

Spinning & Weaving: Tues to Fri 11:30am - 12pm and 2pm - 2:30pm / Sat & Sun 11:15am - 11:45am and 2pm - 2:30pm


Opening Times

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 10am-4pm

Wednesday: 10am-4pm 

Thursday: 10am-4pm 

Friday: 10am-4pm

Saturday: 11am-4pm

Sunday: 11am-4pm

Opening Times

Reserve and reference collections

These may be viewed for research or interest purposes by prior arrangement. Only a fraction of Bradford's industrial and technology collections can be exhibited in our museums. To enquire whether we hold any item in which you have an interest, in the first instance please call 01274 435900.

Reserve and Reference Collections

See what’s on at Bradford Industrial Museum, see all the latest events, galleries & exhibitions available here.

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May Half-term with Bradford District Museums & Galleries

Looking for something to do  over half term? 
Have a look at our families events – follow the links for more information

28th May Dreams and Songs to sing
Cartwright Hall
Meet author Richard O’Neill for traditional stories and handicrafts

29th May –
Put yourself in the picture
Bradford Industrial Museum
Visit our “Bairds TV” display, help to make an old fashioned TV and become a news presenter or star in an advert!

30th MayLocal Myths and Legends
Bolling Hall
Listen to traditional stories and design a mythical creature.
Details here

1st June Within Nature
Cliffe Castle
Meet the artists & take part in associated family activities.