Visit Calderdale Museums & Galleries

Discover the unique history and heritage of Calderdale by visiting these historic buildings and exploring their fascinating collections.

Bankfield Museum

Bankfield Museum exterior

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

Duke of Wellington's Regiment Museum

Havercake recruiting sergeant

Please note that during 2017 there will be essential building works at Bankfield, which will affect access to some areas. Please contact us if making a long journey to see a specific display or check this page again...

Heptonstall Museum

Heptonstall Museum exterior

In the Old Grammar School building, at the centre of the ancient Pennine hilltop village of Heptonstall, you will find this welcoming Museum.

Shibden Hall

Shibden Hall

Set in the picturesque Shibden valley, a mile from Halifax, Shibden Hall dates back to 1420 and offers visitors a fascinating journey through the lives of the people who lived and worked here, including the noted diarist Anne Lister (1791 - 1840...

Smith Art Gallery

Smith Art Gallery interior

This purpose built Art Gallery and public library, known as ‘The Rydings’, is surrounded by a beautiful park and gardens.