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Hall I’ th’ Wood Museum

Green Way off Crompton Way, Bolton BL1 8UA, England
+44 1204 332370
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Ok for 5 mins but a bit dull

This attraction is ok at best- the staff are very enthusiastic but the place itself is a bit dull... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
Bolton, United Kingdom
via mobile
A Hidden Gem

Bolton isnt noted for it's tourist attractions and with very limited opening times this gem is hard... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

This attraction is ok at best- the staff are very enthusiastic but the place itself is a bit dull. Not enough celebration of Samuel Crompton and it is a bit empty.

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Bolton isnt noted for it's tourist attractions and with very limited opening times this gem is hard to get to but it's well worth a visit giving you a unique insight into the times when Bolton was a centre of commerce and industry. A quirky...More

Thank CBSteve
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

A local gem with lots to see. This place deserves a lot more custom. It is a lot more interesting than some properties held by the large national organisations.

1  Thank BoltonMusicman
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Probably one of the best "hidden" gems in the country , a small tudor hall on the edge of a sixties/seventies housing estate - very close to the railway station. Never has many visitors and parking is really limited with entry compleatly free thanks to...More

Thank Peter e
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit, Samuel Cromptons house where he invented Spinning Mule, good things to see, nice little coffee shop and gift shop, take a walk in the grounds, about 2hours should do it.

Thank mike t
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Well worth a visit to this site. There is so much history in this building that was created in stages from the 1500s. Lord Leverhulme, who gave it to the people of Bolton, collected a lot of objects and furniture relating to the age of...More

1  Thank TripMember03232016
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We learned so much at this house. It is packed full of objects and tells the story of Samuel Crompton and the Spinning Mule. I had 3 young children with me and they raced around the house, reading the information. I recommend this house for...More

Thank Mrs H
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Very nice building however in the middle of a council estate. The surrounding area is a bit of a dump and the council can do a lot to improve the Museum itself. The building doesn't have a lot of activity and is not promoted as...More

2  Thank SincereAdvisor
Reviewed 11 October 2016

It is really thanks to Lord Leverhulme that we are able to visit this very old hall which was built in the 16th Century as he bought it in 1899 and spent a lot of money renovating it and gave it to Bolton Council. Part...More

Thank vivEngland
Reviewed 4 October 2016

When we arrived, we were greeted by a cachophany of children's voices, the noise followed us around the building. We didn't see any staff and so assumed that they were tied up with the school group. The building is incredible, so many odd rooms and...More

5  Thank Sue00do
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