Culture & Heritage, Disabled Access, Family, Galleries & Museums, Historic Sites & Trails : Halifax

Bankfield Museum
Free
A Museum since 1887, Bankfield tells the story of Halifax and Calderdale, using its rich and diverse collections.

Set in the attractive surroundings of Akroyd Park, at the centre of Akroydon model village conservation area, this Victorian mansion was the home of local mill owner, philanthropist and MP, Colonel Edward Akroyd.

We are a short distance from the centre of Halifax, with free parking and close to public transport links.

Bankfield’s exhibitions cover local history, costume, art, toys, military history, jewellery and textiles from around the world. Our collections contain objects from Ancient Egypt through to the 21st Century as we continue to collect and preserve items for future generations.
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Call 01422 354823 or visit museums.calderdale.gov.ukvisitbankfield-museum
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Opening times:

Mon: Closed
Tue - Sat: 10:00-16:00
Sun: Closed
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Short Description A Museum since 1887, Bankfield tells the story of Halifax and Calderdale, using its rich and diverse collections. Set in the attractive surroundings of Akroyd Park, at the centre of Akroydon model village conservation area, this Victorian mansion was the home of local mill owner, philanthropist and MP, Colonel Edward Akroyd. We are a short distance from the centre of Halifax, with free parking and close to public transport links. Bankfield’s exhibitions cover local history, costume, art, toys, military history, jewellery and textiles from around the world. Our collections contain objects from Ancient Egypt through to the 21st Century as we continue to collect and preserve items for future generations.
Accessability Override

Disabled parking is to the rear of building with access via a ramp.

All of the Ground Floor is wheelchair accessible (main areas and galleries of museum).

Toilets, disabled toilet and baby change are all on ground floor.

Large print labels are available for exhibitions. and Handling Boxes are available for visually impaired visitors .

Please contact us to discuss any requirements, our staff will be glad to help you.

Type Culture & Heritage, Disabled Access, Family, Galleries & Museums, Historic Sites & Trails
Location Halifax
Address Akroyd Park Boothtown Road Halifax West Yorkshire HX3 6HG
Phone Number 01422 354823
Web Address museums.calderdale.gov.uk/visit/bankfield-museum
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Bankfield Museum

Akroyd Park Boothtown Road Halifax West Yorkshire HX3 6HG

Accessibility

Disabled parking is to the rear of building with access via a ramp.

All of the Ground Floor is wheelchair accessible (main areas and galleries of museum).

Toilets, disabled toilet and baby change are all on ground floor.

Large print labels are available for exhibitions. and Handling Boxes are available for visually impaired visitors .

Please contact us to discuss any requirements, our staff will be glad to help you.

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