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.


Family            £6

Adults             £3

Concessions  £2

* (free admission for "Friends" of Saddleworth Museum)

There is no longer a legal requirement for people with coronavirus (COVID-19) infection to self-isolate, however if you have any of the main symptoms of COVID-19 or a positive test result, the public health advice is to stay at home and avoid contact with other people.

Saddleworth Museum and Gallery

High Street


Tel: 01457 874093

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Saddleworth Museum and Gallery. High Street, Uppermill, Saddleworth, Yorkshire. OL3 6HS.


The museum is located at Number 23 the High Street, Uppermill, post code OL3 6HS at the side of the A670.

If you are using the M62  - from the west  exit at junction 20 (Oldham) - from the east exit at junction 22 (Saddleworth).If you are using the M60  - from the south exit at junction 22 (Oldham) - from the south exit at junction 23 Ashton-under-Lyne)


There are several free car parks in Uppermill.

The car park immediately outside the museum is controlled by the local council and is limited to a 3 hour stay between 8 am and 8 pm.

One good alternative is a 5 /10 minute walk away near the Saddleworth Pool and Leisure Centre, Merlewood Avenue (OL3 6HG).

BY CANAL,TRAIN (NEW link here to Trainline) or TRAM

The museum's community gallery overlooks the mooring and turning basin near lock L21W on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal.

The nearest railway station, Greenfield, is just a little over half a mile away on the Manchester to Huddersfield line. For good travel advice by rail please check out >  Trainline

The nearest tram stop (Oldham Mumps) is 6 miles away on the Oldham and Rochdale line.


Uppermill is on bus routes from Manchester, Ashton, Oldham and Huddersfield. Bus stops are less than 200 yards from the museum on both sides of the High Street./home/d

The area of Saddleworth includes, amongst others, the villages of Delph, Diggle, Dobcross, Denshaw, Greenfield and Uppermill.  We have some information about the area in our visitor information centre and our staff and volunteers will also be happy to try and answer your questions.