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Tolson Museum, Huddersfield

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The Tolson Museum is housed in Ravensknowle Hall, a Victorian mansion in Ravensknowle Park on Wakefield Road in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England. The museum was given to the town in memory of two brothers killed in World War I. Originally a natural history museum, it is run by Kirklees Council and has a wide range of exhibits related to the area's cultural and industrial history.

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  • Amazing little museum with beautiful architecture. Incredibly interesting with so many different sections for different types of history. Really enjoyed the geology section! Incredibly informative...  more »
  • We went to this museum just by chance and it’s a place of unusual things to see and doo never knew the story of the museum it was opened as a memorial to the Tolson brothers who were killed during...  more »
  • What a wonderful place. Perfect on a rainy day, or not, with lots of different displays to keep all ages interested. Light refreshments available and a small gift shop. All for free but please make a donation to enable this brilliant educational venue open for many years to come.A fascinating museum with some great exhibits! Well presented and informative. Lovely friendly staff! Also set in a very nice park. Lots of community stuff happening.
  • Great museum, we've been going here a long time. Park outside is lovely and there is a play area at the rear. We'll worth taking the kids. It's totally free, but a small donation or buying a gift from the shop will continue it stays open for everyone.
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