Bankfield Museum | Day Out With The Kids

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Bankfield Museum

  • Halifax
  • Indoor
  • All Ages
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Attraction Information

Bankfield Museum has been a local gem since 1887 and tells tales of the local area through diverse and creative collections. It’ll be a winner with kids and particularly parents on rainy days!

The exhibitions are an education on all sorts, including art, toys, jewellery and textiles from all over the world. Military history plays a big part and a host of temporary exhibits give kids a chance to investigate costume, painting and photography. All this and it’s free!

Located in the lovely Akroyd Park, the museum itself is a classic Victorian mansion and was home to the local mill owner and MP, Colonel Edward Akroyd. Explore the various levels with the top floor showing loads of exhibits throughout the year, including the award-winning  'For King and Country' commemorating the region's involvement in World War I.

  • Exhibits ranging from local history to international textiles
  • Lovely grounds to explore
  • It’s free!
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Opening hours

Tuesday to Saturday 10:00 - 16:00

Pricing

Free entry. 

Travel & Contact Information

Address

Bankfield Museum, Boothtown Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX3 6HG, England

Phone number

01422 352334

Map

Website

Click here to visit Bankfield Museum's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Disabled parking spaces are around the back of the Museum with access via a ramp. 

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Bankfield Museum has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, snacks are available.

Yes, Bankfield Museum is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Yes, Bankfield Museum have stated they are pushchair friendly.

No pets allowed.  

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