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.

Halifax Saturday Art Club

Join this fun and creative art club at Bankfield Museum to create amazing art and crafts, using the gallery exhibitions and collections as inspiration. The workshop is aimed at children aged 8 - 14 and runs every fortnight during term time.

£5 per workshop. Booking essential

To book please contact Jeffrey on 01422 352334 or email

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Last Updated: 10/01/2013