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.

Exhibitions at Bankfield Museum in the next 12 months

My Yorkshire - A Collaboration

25 January 2014 to 26 April 2014

A collaboration between artists from the Textile Art Group and Halifax Photographic Society.


25 January 2014 to 26 April 2014

A swashbuckling exhibition of pirates, treasure and adventure.

Halifax Photographic Society, Centenary Exhibition

26 April 2014 to 07 June 2014

Photographs past and present.

Yorkshire Photoraphic Union

03 May 2014 to 31 May 2014

Photographs from across the region

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