Father’s Day at Tolson Museum

Fancy going behind the scenes at Tolson Museum this Father’s Day –  Sunday, 17 June.

Guided tours will give visitors an insight into the history of the Victorian mansion that is now Tolson Museum. You will be able to go into areas not normally open to the public, and learn more about the those who once lived and worked in the grand house in Ravensknowle Park on Wakefield Road.

History of the House

Built in the late-1850s for a local textile baron and originally called Ravensknowle Hall, the house was sold in 1919 to Legh Tolson who gave the building to Huddersfield Corporation as a memorial to his two nephews who died in World War I. It opened as a museum in May 1922.

When are the tours?

The tours are free and will start at 1pm and 2.30pm. They will last approximately 40 minutes and are family friendly. Places can be booked on the day at the museum’s reception desk.

Want to know more?

For further information contact Tolson Museum on 01484 223240.

There will be more free tours of Tolson Museum on Sunday, 15 July, at 1pm and 2.30pm.

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