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Textile Museum

Goirkestraat 96, 5046 GN Tilburg, The Netherlands
+31 13 536 7475
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So much to learn about textiles.

No 5 bus from train station stops outside. The old machines, the newer machines, the fabrics and... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
john592
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London, United Kingdom
All you want to know about weaving!

This wonderful museum is situated in an old textile factory. You can see how beautiful tablecloths... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
Rien W
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Voorschoten, The Netherlands
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“gift shop” (2 reviews)
“dutch design” (2 reviews)
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Goirkestraat 96, 5046 GN Tilburg, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

No 5 bus from train station stops outside. The old machines, the newer machines, the fabrics and the designs all weave their spell. The ingenuity, the hard work and the noise there must have been! We now take textiles for granted, so it is fascinating...More

Thank john592
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This wonderful museum is situated in an old textile factory. You can see how beautiful tablecloths and other household items were weaved. Everything has been put together in a modern setting. The history of weaving is very well explained and is complemented with Dutch design...More

Thank Rien W
Reviewed 17 January 2017

If in Tilburg, or the area, don't miss out on this one!! Sort never went here, even though I've been living in Tilburg for 14 years now; and I must admit I was pleasantly surprised. Great exhibition, partly interactive, so not like your average museum...More

Thank leen1963
Reviewed 19 November 2016

One of my favourites is the old factory part where machines are still roaring. Fun to do with kids on a Sunday when there are volunteers available to help knit on a machine and to explain how the old machines work. Impressive steem machine is...More

Thank Ellij R
Reviewed 1 November 2016

And old fabric transformed into a museum but also a workplace, you can see the machines working and with luck, have someone to explain the use of each machine, the method of mixed colours of another part of the process. The exhibitions are very interessant...More

Thank elsyvon
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I must admit having been a bit apprehensive going into this place and I was pleasantly surprised. There I found myself amazed of the similarity between street organs with cardboard 'software' and looms that had there 'computer code' also in cardboard form. Amazing. Then there...More

Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The museum is in a old factory, where you still can see how a steamengine supported the moving of machines. Besides the machines it also gives a history of textile manufacturing in the early 20th century. It is also possible to weave your own ideas....More

Thank obelips
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Suberb living museum with a caring and competent staff who take much care in helping understand the many and varied working exhibits. Excellent cafe. All good.

Thank Red N
Reviewed 19 June 2016

My hobby is textiles in all it's forms and my hope was that this would be a good place to feed my passion. Most of the museum was of interest but not a lot charged my imagination. Maybe my timing was off by arriving before...More

Thank Fibrelady
Reviewed 17 June 2016

It is interesting to see how was done, and what they can do now with the same machines different materials

Thank Cláudia M
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