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History of Bradford District Museums and Galleries Displays


Dec 09 2022


All of the day

About The Event


Bradford Industrial Museum
235 Moorside Rd, Eccleshill, Bradford BD2 3HP

Come see our new displays which showcase three fascinating aspects of the history of Bradford District Museums and Galleries.

Find out about the history of Bradford District Museums and Galleries from the first public art museum in 1879 to our four sites today.

Discover our internationally important worsted collection that preserves and highlights the significant role Bradford had in the worsted industry.

Explore the different Photo Archive collections, from street photography at the turn of the 20th century to mid-20th-century studio portraits to 21st-century digital photos by young photographers.

Find these permanent displays in the Corridor cases, Ground Floor, Bradford Industrial Museum.

Want to find out more? You can also discover our blog posts, that expand on all three displays, here.

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.