Axe set to fall on three Kirklees Council museums
Councillors will be asked to agree the sell-off of some of Kirklees museums.
A plan to create a new Huddersfield Museum and Art Gallery looks set to move forward.
But three museums may close as Kirklees aims to cut £531,000 from the £1m museums budget.
The controversial plan includes axing Tolson Museum along with Dewsbury Museum in Crow Nest Park and Red House Museum at Gomersal – a showcase venue for Kirklees’ links with Charlotte Brontë.
Tolson Museum, gifted to the people of Huddersfield as a memorial to the First World War, would remain open until a new museum is built.
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