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Hall I’ th’ Wood Museum

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Important piece of history

I have lived in Bolton all my life so it has only taken me 47 years to actually pay this place a... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
Imagesbymartin
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Bolton, United Kingdom
Fascinating hidden corner

I'd never heard of this place before, despite knowing the region reasonably well, and was highly... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
DocDavid
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Green Way off Crompton Way, Bolton BL1 8UA, England
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Reviewed 18 August 2018

I have lived in Bolton all my life so it has only taken me 47 years to actually pay this place a visit. Entry is free so I can see no reason not to visit this important piece of history. It doesn't take long to...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2018

I'd never heard of this place before, despite knowing the region reasonably well, and was highly delighted to discover it. Entry is free, and so it's reliant on local council funding and donations. It's a credit, then, that it can remain open to the public....More

1  Thank DocDavid
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Visited on Saturday pm when the house was delightfully quiet. We especially benefitted from courteous and knowledgeable guidance from the museum staff who enthusiastically related the house’s history, pointed out interesting architectural features and explained some of the many curious artefacts on display. Thank you...More

Thank mwiddowson39
Reviewed 11 May 2018

free entry makes this a very attractive location to visit and learn all about the place where the loom was invented by Arkwright and how he developed that and the house that has been fully preserved and opened to the public on certain days -...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

I visited here with small children as I had been teaching them about out famous Boltonian - I remember this museum from decades ago when I last visited so was really disappointed to find it is no longer in in grand grounds it used to...More

Thank northwestlass
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

We were taken here by friends who were showing us the delights of Bolton. We had been warned about the approach to the building. Very surprised to find it free of charge. Surprised as to how warm the building was. Surprised to be offered a...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2018

we took the kids here for an event they were running and I was amazed that this place existed so close to home. Our 7 year old loves the tudors (from horrible histories) and was in her element here learning so much and enjoying every...More

Thank Claire G
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

This attraction is ok at best- the staff are very enthusiastic but the place itself is a bit dull. Not enough celebration of Samuel Crompton and it is a bit empty.

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Bolton isnt noted for it's tourist attractions and with very limited opening times this gem is hard to get to but it's well worth a visit giving you a unique insight into the times when Bolton was a centre of commerce and industry. A quirky...More

Thank CBSteve
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

A local gem with lots to see. This place deserves a lot more custom. It is a lot more interesting than some properties held by the large national organisations.

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