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Unique piece of heritage

Took my 13 year old daughter with me today to this compact but very enjoyable museum. Staff on hand... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Wonderful history

Brilliant museum as the site is the original location of the houses and the machines. The guides... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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A Living MuseumNottinghamshire folk have been Framework Knitting for over 400 years.Isn’t it time you joined us?Discover how the Knitters lived and workedVisit the workshops and see a Framework Knitter in actionCreate your own souvenir on a circular...more
Chapel Street | Ruddington, Nottingham NG11 6HE, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Took my 13 year old daughter with me today to this compact but very enjoyable museum. Staff on hand to demonstrate equipment and add local knowledge. Very fair entry price given this is a charity and a wonderful preservation of a local industry. Definitely worth...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant museum as the site is the original location of the houses and the machines. The guides are extremely helpful and informative. Would have no hesitation in bringing friends here. It is a good picture of ordinary life in he ealy days of industry in...More

Thank keithoverton
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

My husband & I visited the Framework Knitters’ Museum yesterday afternoon. I enjoy looking into my family tree and had come across the term Framework Knitter or FWK so often I decided it was time to find out what it was all about. The museum...More

Thank Lesley230886
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

I have visited here many times. This particular visit I took my oldest son and his girlfriend as my sons girlfriend had never been before. It is a really interesting place to visit. You can discover so much about Nottingham’s history here and it is...More

Thank Bushhog T
Reviewed 27 June 2018

You may well know the phrase "to be a Luddite" but here you can find out exactly who Ned Ludd was and why he fought against modern technology. The museum is small but you can get a real feel of how life was changing in...More

Thank Mike F
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I was a little sceptical at first as to how much I would enjoy this as it is not a very large place but I have been forced to eat humble pie and say it was fantastic! The staff/ volunteers are very knowledgeable and really...More

Thank JWS1990
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Wonderful little museum. Fascinating glimpse into Nottm history. Fabulous, helpful staff. Will definately bring the children back here.

Thank Michaela G
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Visited on a Sunday (last admission 4pm). Very interesting and well preserved with enthusiastic members of staff who clearly know the detail of the history of the place. Each room is a time capsule with relevant items feeling very authentic. Being able to open the...More

Thank Anton_Smith
Reviewed 15 March 2018

We didn't know anything about this museum until we were looking for attractions en route to Holme Pierrepont Hall. But we are really glad we came upon this museum. It is tucked away near the centre of this small Nottinghamshire village and tells the story...More

1  Thank grimreaper21
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

I visited this place today, i will admit i thought it might be a little run down, but it exceeded my expectations and its Definately worth going to. Its a little gem where it takes you back in time and tells you about how Runnington...More

Thank Mcmahoj1990
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22 March 2017|
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Response from Gill K |
Navy bus 3 and Green 10 both go to Ruddington from Nottingham.
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Response from FrameKnit | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. Access to the museum is not straight forward, the site offers a number of challenges. However you can find details of our provision in our Access Statement which can be found at the bottom of our... More