Discover the world behind the waterwheels

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

Discover the world beyond the waterwheel.

Our exciting three year £1 million Heritage Lottery Fund project to restore the Hamlet is underway with a new multi-media gallery and Learning Centre with museum shop and cafe opening Sunday 6 April 2014.

NEW Learning Centre, Cafe and Museum Shop

Make your first stop at the Hamlet our new fully accessible Learning Centre, a meeting place for both visitors and groups.

With our cafe serving hot and cold drinks and light refreshments, it's also a place to relax and admire the heritage site and see the craftspeople at work in our new onsite workshops.

All About Abbeydale

Experience Abbeydale as never before. Our new gallery, 'All About Abbeydale', reveals the story behind the works, it's people and their working lives through film and a multi-sensory timeline to help explore the site around you.

Catch a glimpse of everyday life at home and at work in our newly displayed houses and workshops or get hands on with history in 'The Works'.

Restoration Work

Follow the repair of the machinery and the waterwheels as our restoration work continues all year round.

Heritage Lottery Fund

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