Visit Tolson Museum this November for tours, tea and cake

From Roman finds to textiles, birds to transport, Tolson is a treasure house of the fascinating, the curious and the amazing. So come along and see what we have to offer this November.

Free guided tour, Sunday 3 November

Learn about the history of Tolson Museum with a free guided tour.

Volunteer guides will reveal more about the Victorian mansion, built in the late 1850s as a family home, the people who once lived and worked there and how it became a museum.

The tour starts at 2pm and lasts approximately 45 minutes. Places can be booked on the day at the reception desk of the museum.

There will be further free tours on Sundays 5 January and 1 March. Also, groups are able to book their own guided tour by contacting the museum.

For further information contact Tolson Museum on 01484 223240

Tea, cake and a picture show, Wednesday 13 November

The Huddersfield Film Makers Club will be giving a picture show at the ‘Tea & Cake’ afternoon.

The event, organised by the Friends of Tolson, is from 2pm to 3.30pm and is free to attend.

‘Tea and Cake’ is held on the second Wednesday of each month in the Tolson Museum. All are welcome.

For further information contact Tolson Museum on 01484 223240 or Ann Denham, Chair of the Friends, on 01484 425708, email:

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