Museums and galleries

Bankfield Museum

Museum details

Entrance to Bankfield museum Bankfield Museum is housed in an imposing Victorian Mansion, set within an attractive park, less than a mile from the centre of Halifax.

Bankfield is steeped in history and has been a museum for over a hundred years. The collections date from prehistoric times to the 21st century and include an internationally important collection of costume and textile. With so much to discover there is something to interest visitors of all ages.

Free admission.

Museums exhibitions and events guide: January to June 2014 [PDF 6400 KB]|PDF file

Opening Times

Day Times
Tuesday to Saturday 10:00 to 16:00
Bank Holiday Monday 10:00 to 16:00

Please note: Last admission is ½ hour before closing time.

Bankfield Museum
Akroyd Park
Boothtown Road
Halifax HX3 6HG

Telephone: 01422 354823 / 352334



Wheelchair access to ground floor only.
Handling boxes for visually impaired visitors available.
Please contact, prior to visit, if you have special needs; staff will be glad to help.

Public transport: Route Planner: Bankfield Museum|External link.

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