BREAKING: Museums will close
0 Have your say Two museums will close after Kirklees Council approved cost-cutting changes to its museum and gallery services.
It gave the go-ahead to axe Red House Museum in Gomersal and Dewsbury museum in Crow Nest Park, in a cabinet meeting this afternoon.
They could close as early as next month.
Tolson Museum and Huddersfield Art Gallery will also merge to form a new Huddersfield Museum and Art Gallery.
The council said it faced “severe cutbacks in government funding” and had to make more than £530,000 worth of savings to its museums and galleries budget by next April
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