See and hear what's changed in the lives of children over the last century in the 'Growing up in Dewsbury' exhibition. Take a trip back to school and to war-torn Britain as you gaze through the windows of the 1940's classroom. Visit the new 'Toys will be Toys' gallery to discover the role of toys and play, and find out why certain toys are collectors items. With a busy programme of temporary exhibitions and events, Dewsbury Museum is for anyone who's ever been a child.
Map reference: SE 233213 Lat: 53.68793 Long: -1.64783
By Road: Jct 40. Follow signs to Dewsbury, from A638 ring road join A644 Huddersfield Road (through Huddersfield), turn right onto B6117 Heckmondwike Road.
By Public Transport: 1 mile walk. Turn right from Dewbury train station onto A638 ring road which shortly joins A644 Huddersfield Road. Travel along Huddersfield Road and pick up the brown tourist signs for Crow Nest Park.
Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Dewsbury station