Bradford Industrial Museum

Opening Times

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: 10am-4pm 
  • Thursday: 10am-4pm 
  • Friday: 10am-4pm
  • Saturday: 11am-4pm
  • Sunday: 11am-4pm

Please note Bradford Industrial Museum will not be open on the August Bank Holiday Monday (31st August)

address: Bradford Industrial Museum, Moorside Mills, Moorside Road, Eccleshill, Bradford, BD2 3HP
telephone: 01274 435900
email: [email protected]

How to find us

Signposted from Bradford Ring Road and Harrogate Road (A658). Bus 645 from Market Street or Hall Ings. All buses stop at Moorside Road. On the museum site there is free car parking and disabled car parking.

Public transport

The 660 bus from Bradford Interchange stops right outside the museum gates.
The 686 / 687 (Fagley) also departs from Bradford Interchange every 10 - 15 minutes, this bus will drop you off at the top end of Moorside Road and the museum is approximately a 10 minute walk from this stop.
There is also the 645 (Greengates) which runs approximately every 10-15 minutes and this bus drops you off at the bottom end of Moorside Road, the museum is a 10 / 15 minute walk from this stop.

For help in planning your journey by public transport, please visit



Access and Facilities

Disabled car parking, lifts, disabled toilet, one wheelchair and baby changing unit. For further Industrial Museum disabled access information visit DisabledGo

Enquiries and identification

Our curatorial team are happy to help with your enquiries about items from our industrial heritage. Please ring 01274 435900 to arrange an appointment, giving as much detail about the item as you can.

Reserve and reference collections

These may be viewed for research or interest purposes by prior arrangement. Only a fraction of Bradford's industrial and technology collections can be exhibited in our museums. To enquire whether we hold any item in which you have an interest, in the first instance please call 01274 435900.


Machine running times - subject to availability, please ring before your visit to confirm

Motive Power: Tues to Fri 10:30am - 11am and 2:15pm - 2:30pm / Sat & Sun 11:30am - 11:45am and 2pm - 2:15pm

Spinning & Weaving: Tues to Fri 11am - 11:30am and 2pm - 2:15pm / Sat & Sun 11:45am - 12noon and 2:15pm - 2:30pm

Museum Shop

The shop in the museum offers a wide range of souvenirs and gifts including cards, books and toys.