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Visit Bradford Industrial Museum

Originally a worsted spinning Mill it is now a museum with permanent displays of Jowett motor cars, steam powered engines, printing machinery and textile machinery, kept in working condition for regular demonstrations to the public. 

The museum has disabled car parking, lifts, disabled toilet, one wheelchair and baby changing unit.

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John Moore, worsted spinner, built Moorside Mills and Moorside House in 1875. 

In 1916 Clifford Wilson in partnership with his brother Arnold who were the present owners of the mill extended the site which included a new entrance road , weighbridge and weigh house.

In 1919 two further floors were added to the mill and a clock tower was erected as a memorial to the employees killed during the First World War

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There is a small ramp located at the front of the entrance with double doors that open automatically. 

As you enter the building you will arrive in the reception and lobby areas where they hold various exhibitions and events. There is a small gift shop and seating with a vending machine. 

There is no background music playing. Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue and wheelchairs can be borrowed from reception.

Bradford Industrial Museum seating area.
Bradford Industrial Museum seating
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Bradford Industrial Museum gift shop

There is a  non- automatic sliding armoured fire door that separates the two rooms possibly made by Mather & Platt of Manchester.

Accessible toilet facilities are available. .Baby change facilities are located within the accessible toilet

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Educating Bradford   15 February - 8 November 2020

The present exhibition is inspired by the landmark book Education in Bradford 1870-1970 which provided a detailed description and celebration of learning in the city. 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of its publication.

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