Latest Information. The Museum currently offers on-line shopping,  joining the 200+club (monthly lottery) and Friends of the Museum options. We hope to open our galleries later this year with an appointments system; our opening hours are subject to change and our service provision is constantly under review to ensure compliance. Please check our Events and Art Exhibition pages for their own specific guidance.

We hope to open to the public (by appointment only) one weekend in the summer of 2021

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

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


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).


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.

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

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

Our galleries and shop operate touch-free, one way systems and our community gallery (normally open for free to view art exhibitions) is currently closed  to the public to ensure compliance.

 We also currently operate an appointment system; our opening hours are subject to change and our service provision is constantly under review to ensure compliance. Please check our visitor information page.


Family                                                £6

Adults                                                £3

Concessions                                     £2

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