Saddleworth Museum & Art Gallery – A Community Resource serves the local community. Opened firstly as a museum in 1962 its aim being to inspire and foster interest in the history of Saddleworth.
Our enduring purpose is:
• To inspire and foster interest in the history of Saddleworth, its people and landscape
• To collect, preserve and interpret evidence of Saddleworth’s past and present.
• To make a fitting cultural and social contribution to the Saddleworth community
• To further interest in Saddleworth locally, regionally, nationally and worldwide
Our Key Objectives are:
• To collect and preserve historical material relevant to Saddleworth
• To encourage access to collections for educational and research purposes
• To provide displays using these collections illustrating and interpreting the history and landscape of Saddleworth.
• To stage special exhibitions and events which supplement the semi permanent displays or which further the cultural and social aims of the Museum.
• To work closely with schools and other local, regional, national organisations.
• To develop the use of the Art Gallery as a multi-purpose s
Saddleworth Museum aims to:
- To inspire and foster interest in the history of Saddleworth, its people and landscape
- To make a fitting cultural and social contribution to the Saddleworth community
Established: May 1962
Registered Charity Number: 528225
Board members: 8
Full time staff: 1
Part time staff: 10
Phone number: 01457 874093
Address: Saddlleworth Museum High Street Uppermill Oldham OL3 6HSView charity accounts on the Charity Commission website