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Verdant Works

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Verdant Works | Made in Dundee | One Mill | Many Stories Verdant Works is a world-class visitor attraction which tells the story of Dundee’s industrial textile heritage in the atmospheric setting of a beautifully refurbished Mill building which...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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West Henderson's Wynd, Dundee DD1 5BT, Scotland
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+44 1382 309060
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All reviews jute industry jute mills well worth a visit industrial history great tapestry of scotland machines working beam engine lego exhibition volunteer guides social history of dundee steam engine self guided tour combined ticket fascinating insight step back in time excellent museum dundee's history
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Living locally to this attraction, we know it quite well. Whenever we have visitors, either from the UK or abroad, we will often direct them, or take them to visit the Verdant works. It will especially appeal to those with an interest in engineering as...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Beatrice F
Reviewed 6 days ago

As a retired primary school teacher, I have visited this fantastic place with classes since it first opened. It is a vital part of Dundee's history and jute mill industry and her link with India in world trade, spanning many, many years in the past....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jennymccombie
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We live locally it was a great day with our Grandchildren showing them their local heritage. Great Grant worked in the mills.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lorna W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must for anyone visiting Dundee, or even Dundonians such as myself. The place is staffed by elders that worked within the jute industry in the city of Dundee, they have a wealth of knowledge.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Emmock7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In an old jute mill verdant works, traces the history of jute processing and weaving in Dundee. Volunteers are on hand to explain things and the cafe had good Dundee cake!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank awoodhouse1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was an amazing insight into how Dundee became a very important city in the production of jute and flax. The mill has been renovated to a high standard and is full of every type of information you could wish for exhibiting the life of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 244highlander
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did not appreciate how important the jute industry was to Dundee and the rest of the world, so glad I came here. Buy the discounted double ticket that gets you into the Verdant Works and the Discovery Point and lasts for a year in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank RuthyGlasgow
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the minute we walked in the door and were greeted by lovely friendly staff, this museum delighted the whole family. So many fascinating exhibits, loads of fun interactive stuff for the kids and a wonderful learning experience for us all. We ranged in age...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a kid I would see the coal merchant and all sorts of other traders using brown bags or an organic material, sacking was all we knew. New ones smelt slightly sweet and organic. They carried all forms of bulk solids. Really quite suddenly these...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank KevinTunn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fascinating insight into an old industry based in Dundee, rope making is demonstrated by staff at regular intervals. One lady actually worked at the factory as a young 14 year old girl, with lots of stories to tell. A plaque inside points out that modern...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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lorrainek255
25 June 2018|
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Response from chanson97 | Reviewed this property |
Don't think so and also the lady that talked to us about the works had a Dundonian accent. That could perplex even the most fluent international linguist.
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Heather G
24 March 2018|
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Response from macks55 | Reviewed this property |
yes it should be open.
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AnonWendover
19 December 2016|
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Response from Stevenpsc | Reviewed this property |
Adult £925 Concession £ 7.25 Child £5.50 Family £27.00 (2+2) Joint Verdanr/Discovery ship ticket Adult £16.00 Con.11.75 Child £9.00 Groups call 01383 309060 Note: u 16 : must be accompanied by adult under 5 :free FREE... More
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