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Stanley Mills is one the best-preserved relics of the 18th-century Industrial Revolution. It was established as a cotton mill by local merchants, with support from the English cotton baron Richard Arkwright. Textiles were produced here for 200...more
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Stanley Mills Mill Road | Stanley, Perth PH1 4QE, Scotland
All reviews interactive displays cotton mill historic scotland original machinery hands on activities working models water flow living history cotton industry industrial archaeology water display well worth a visit adults and children information boards coffee machine couple of hours real sense
It is a interesting place to visit as a historic site but it looses a little when only around 20% of the site is for the exhibition and visitors. The rest of the site is now for offices and residential apartments. There is very little...More
We enjoyed our visit but being both in engineering were excited to see the original parts of mill- there wasn't any! Just holes where things had been. There's some good stuff for children which explains how things would have worked.
Owned by Historic Scotland, Stanley Mills gives a insight into the cotton mills. Lots of hands on exhibits, working models and visual guides. We spent three hours and managed to see nearly everything. Fascinating living history brought to life.Free with explorer pass.
The way in which this mill has been brought back to life is stunning. Telling the stories of the years on the site in a way which is interactive and informative. The site lacks a cafe, but.....the one just up the road “How Delicious” is...More
With our Historic Scotland membership we tend to visit places which I would normally maybe not have thought about visiting. I was not aware there was such an extensive cotton industry in Scotland and had not idea how this all works. Very informative and a...More
Its a beautiful spot to visit and a really good museum. There are lots of hands on activities for children, the water turbines were a favourite. Gives a great sense of the history of the mill with some information on wider social history.
The Stanley Mills is a very interesting site wiith plenty of things to look at. The kids were particularly interested in playing with the water flow demonstration. but also loveth the acid currently has a fabulous tapestry exhibition. A Scottish Diaspora
Walk to mill Street, Perth and take the stagecoach 34/34A bus - alight at Stanley village cross and walk quarter mile to mills following brown signs. Bus journey time about 20 mins. Buses around 30miute frequency