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.
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
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.
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
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.