Our Venues

Bradford Museums and Galleries sites are currently closed to the public. 

Due to Government and Council guidance around managing the impact of Coronavirus (Covid-19), all Bradford Museums and Galleries sites will unfortunately be CLOSED while Bradford is under Tier 3 local restrictions. In the meantime, please join us online where you can enjoy our sites, collections, exhibitions and activities.

We thank you for your continued support, and look forward to welcoming you all back. (updated 1 Dec 2020)

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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