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Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills

Canal Rd, Armley, Leeds LS12 2QF, UK

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About Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills

Leeds Industrial Museum is a majestic museum which was housed inside Armley Mills, once the world’s biggest woolen mill. Here you can enjoy the experiences of the generations who worked here and see the magnificent Grade II listed historic building. Step back in time to learn about the industrial history of Leeds from manufacturing textiles and clothing to printing, engineering, and locomotives, which the city was world-famous for.



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Woodhouse Moor1.75km from Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills

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Leeds Town Hall2.19km from Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills

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Millennium Square2.26km from Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills

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Leeds Art Gallery2.28km from Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills

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Henry Moore Institute2.33km from Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills

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Leeds City Museum2.34km from Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills

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West Yorkshire is a metropolitan county in England. Remnants of strong coal, wool and iron ore industries remain in the county, having attracted people over the centuries.