Large general collection of rocks, mineralsand fossils mainly Brtish. Local geology strong especially Coal Measure fossils.
Local geology strong especially Coal Measure fossils.
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Tolson Memorial Museum
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Kirklees Cultural Services has centralised collection storage and uses the museums, mainly historic houses, for display. The Service's collections cover the full range of subject areas from agriculture to zoology. The collections described here are Archaeology, Agriculture, Numismatics, Militaria, Music, Social History, Photography, Industrial History, Science.
The history book of a typical Yorkshire town, Tolson Museum draws a vivid and intriguing picture of Huddersfield and its people, from the prehistoric to the present. Each layer of Huddersfield's past is revealed in its exciting displays. Unearth the remains of the Bronze Age, visit the Industrial Revolution and then it's all aboard for 'Going Places' - Tolson's transport exhibition. There's fun for toddlers too with Ronnie the Raven's Puzzlepath. And, with a year-round programme of special exhibitions, you're guaranteed something new every time you visit. Admission free.
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