Our Venues

Bradford Museums and Galleries sites will reopen in May. 

Cliffe Castle and Bolling Hall will be reopening on Wednesday 19th May

Cartwright Hall and Bradford Industrial Museum will be reopening on Wednesday 26th May

  • You do not need to book to visit, however visitor numbers will be monitored
  • We will still have one way systems in place
  • Visitors will be required to wear face masks
  • Visitors will need to provide information for Track and Trace

Bradford District is home to some of the most exciting museums and galleries in Yorkshire. From the Baroque splendour of Cartwright Hall Art Gallery to the spectacular building of Keighley's Cliffe Castle Museum, there is always something new to do or see, and admission is free!

Specialist museums like Bradford Industrial Museum and Keighley's Cliffe Castle Museum bring our District's history and heritage to life through ever-changing displays.

Our Learning Team run regular workshops and special events with schools and other groups, and will be delighted to help you make the most of your visit.

Many of the museums, galleries and community halls have rooms for hire for meetings and special events. Whether you are planning a visit for yourself or a group, pursuing academic research or looking for a unusual venue for your event, you'll find all the information you need right here.

Friends of Bradford Art Galleries and Museums

The Friends have special links with Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Bolling Hall and Bradford Industrial Museum. Contact [email protected] (registered charity 1108562, company limited by guarantee 5373709).


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