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“Really interesting display of textile industry”

Museum of the Factory
Ranked #19 of 69 things to do in Lodz
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Owner description: Museum of the Factory shows the history of a textile mill complex founded by Izrael Poznański in mid 19th century. In the times of its past glory the factory produced million of metres of cotton material. The exhibition shows how the factory developed in time, what was the material production technique and also how did the day of ordinary factory workers looked like. You will also find photographs, documents, films, architectural plans, samples of materials and final products there. The museum offers an unique possibility to learn how the looms operated and listen to the stories of the retired factory workers.
Toronto
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Really interesting display of textile industry”
Reviewed 3 January 2014

This is a nicely restored factory complex. There appears to be a number of other institutions in the complex. The displays in the museum told a really interesting story of the industry. The machine display was extensive and up close (although "don't touch").

The films and multimedia displays really showed what it was like to be working there.

Definitely worth a visit.

Visited November 2013
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Lodz, Poland
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“Interesting museum in the Manufaktura center.”
Reviewed 27 November 2012

Interesting small museum located in the Manufaktura center. It gives you insight of the textile industry history of Lodz city before II World War. Some very old textile machines still working - must see !

Visited May 2012
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Auckland, New Zealand
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“Very small”
Reviewed 9 September 2012

I was excpecting much bigger museum just two find one and a half room.i hope this is just the start as the museum itself is interesting but way too small.

Visited August 2012
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Cary, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
“Must see”
Reviewed 6 June 2012

This museum tells the history of the textile complex where Manufaktura is located today.
It even contains textile machinery that still works.

Visited September 2011
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