Moorside Mills was built around 1875 as a small worsted spinning Mill by John Moore. Ownership of the mills changed many times, and they developed and grew. In 1970, Bradford Council bought Moorside Mills from Messrs. W & J Whitehead to create an innovative museum.
Bradford’s Industrial Museum has permanent displays of textile machinery, steam power, engineering, printing machinery and motor vehicles, along with an exciting exhibitions programme. You can enjoy the splendour of Moorside House where the Mill Manager lived, or visit the Mill-workers’ terraced houses dressed to reflect three different time periods.
Machine running times – subject to availability, please ring before your visit to confirm.
Tuesday to Friday 10am – 4pm
Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holiday Mondays 11am – 4pm
Closed Good Friday and Mondays except Bank Holidays.
Christmas opening times
Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and 27 December, New Years Day and 2nd January
Phone: 01274 435900