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Almgrens Sidenvaveri

15 A Repslagargatan, Stockholm 118 46, Sweden
+46 8 642 56 16
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This is not an elaborate museum with a lot of interactive displays. Rather it is the actual factory... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
mikeraus
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Sydney
Glad that I visited this museum

Small museum, no fee. Two very friendly attendants were eager to explain and answer all my... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
Elke P
,
Rotenburg (Wumme), Germany
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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15 A Repslagargatan, Stockholm 118 46, Sweden
Slussen
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+46 8 642 56 16
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"small museum"
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"loom"
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

This is not an elaborate museum with a lot of interactive displays. Rather it is the actual factory where the silk weaving was done. When we were there, there were no guided tours but we were advised to watch the DVD that was available on...More

Thank mikeraus
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

Small museum, no fee. Two very friendly attendants were eager to explain and answer all my questions. While I have no particular connection to the textile industry I always like to see historic machinery and these 200 year old pieces still work. The building is...More

Thank Elke P
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

The museum is more like a display run from a private business. The museum offers an insight into the past textile industry and you can have a look at some of the different machines used in the process. I would suggest that perhaps you need...More

Thank Nomeian
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

This is a silk mill from the 19:th century, that was in operation for over 150 years. It is one of the oldest still existing industrial sites in Scandinavia, and it was once the largest workplace for women in Scandinavia. It is now run as...More

Thank FiftyNiner
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

I love textiles. I have worked with them my whole life. I also love museums, and until today I didn't think it was possible for a museum to be so bad that I would give it a "terrible" rating on Tripadvisor -- but there is...More

1  Thank KerryandTim
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

This is a small museum about textiles and weaving history of Sweden. One floor is history and information o the topic, and another floor is the actual workshop with several weaving machines. There was a lady who showed us how it works. This is a...More

Thank Selma C
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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

You'll really enjoy this place if you like textiles, weaving or 19th history working history in Sweden. Check it out!

Thank Chris M
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Historic land mark in Swedish textile history. Great staff with such combined knowledge. Book a tour. Did you know that modern computer programming stems from weaving technique from france & this place?

Thank Vasa-Eriksson
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Reviewed 10 August 2015

I'm really interested in textile history, and while I'd seen a working Jacquard loom before at one of the few remaining working factories in England, I was happy to see one again. This is a small museum in Södermalm, 75 SEK entrance. The exhibit text...More

Thank Melissa B
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A unique mix of grotesque 1960s concrete urban vision
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become one of Stockholm’s most architecturally edgy
and controversial neighborhoods. Plans to rebuild the
area have been on the agenda for decades, however, so
far no agreement could be reached, which is the reason
for the continuing decay of its brutalist substance.
Nevertheless, the museums and the main shopping
...More
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