We are open to the public 1 - 4 pm every day 

(except Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day)

Access for disabled people, is, and will remain, one of the museum’s priorities.

Our 2022 calendar – FINAL REDUCTION! £2 each (was £7.95)

– visit us or see below for more.

We currently request that you wear face coverings and maintain social distancing from other visitors. Please use our hand sanitisation stations before, during and at the end of your visit. THANK YOU.  Please check our visitor information page.

Our reception counter staff and volunteers are here to help you with all your enquiries.

Our reception counter staff are here to sell tickets for your gallery admissions, family trails (to print the latest pdf-HERE), assist you with visitor information and welcome you to browse in our shop and help you with your purchases.

Museum Shop

We are near the canal towpaths of course, so you are more than welcome to just browse and maybe just buy a small packet of bird food for the ducks!

Our modern, open plan and spacious shop offers a variety of unique and locally sourced hand-crafted items.

We are proud of our “Smart and Gifted” range especially designed for us, many with a Saddleworth’s iconic images and themes and all with our own museum logo.

Books, paintings and drawings (and DVDs) about Saddleworth buildings, folklore, history, landscapes and people.

Local walking guides and all other manner of visitor and tourist information.

Toys and cards all year round and seasonal items at various times of year. Many of our cards are designed for you, by our curator, with a Saddleworth themes and unique to the museum.

We also have art works from the Russel Howarth colection avaiable (see also Art Online) ….and much, much more.

Every purchase you make, no matter how large or small, matters to our sustainability. We are a registered charity, (no. 528225). /home/0e

Please Browse

Locally Crafted

Our locally crafted selection changes from time to time but is often of the highest quality. /shop/3aAprons, fudge, jams, marmalade,/shop/3a pickles and stained glass/shop/3a are featured in this browse. /shop/3aWe source these from local Saddleworth independent artisans /shop/3a/shop/3aand talented museum volunteers at affordable prices. SUPPORT LOCAL!

Smart and Gifted

Our “smart and gifted” range has been developed to present quality products with Saddleworth images and the museum logo. Our range focuses on useful items which we hope will remind you of your visit. The high quality items also make wonderful gifts! Our current range covers coasters, cotton bags, key rings, notebooks, mugs and tea towels.

Toward the end of each year we usually offer our unique smart and gifted, high-quality Christmas cards with Saddleworth images and other seasonal goodies!

Books and Paintings

We carry a variety of publications covering Saddleworth. Late in 2019 our curator, with his brother, edited “Saddleworth in Camera 1955-1966”


£7.95 (£10 incl. UK p&p)

from their late father’s extensive photograph collections. This book is currently on its first re-print, the first limited edition selling out within weeks of release. Greenfield Publication, early in 2019, published “Saddleworth Past Times”


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with profits going to the museum. We have books covering a variety of Saddleworth figures like Ammon Wrigley and the history of buildings like Heights Church /visitor-information/1aand far too many others to mention. We also have many unique prints of wonderful paintings and drawings from well know local artists. And of course, around October we launch our exclusive Saddleworth Museum Calendar.




Guides and Information

We have some of the definitive Saddleworth walk guides/visitor-information/1a and maps at reasonable prices and of course free /visitor-information/1alocal information /visitor-information/1a/visitor-information/1aas part of our visitor information centre.

Toys and Cards

We also have a good selection of low-priced gifts for children/shop/3a/shop/3a and unique “blank inside” cards /shop/3adesigned by our curator featuring unique and iconic photographs of iconic Saddleworth landmarks. Around the end of the year we launch our exclusive seasonal cards and gifts.

(Seasonal and Promotional Products

Our 2022 calendar – Final Price Reduction! From time to time our shop promotes specific products for a short time only. 

Postage and Packing

A few products are “collect only” but many products can be posted to a UK address. Please check out shopping online. (If you have a special requirement (large order  / recorded etc.) please contact us.)

Saddleworth Museum Shop

Write to Sales c/o Saddleworth Museum, High Street Uppermill, Saddleworth, Oldham OL3 6HS

Call us on 01457 87 4093 or Email sales@saddleworthmuseum.co.uk