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...doesn't sound that attractive, doesn't it? Industry either! But then you find this hidden juwel that gives you an insight in the development of the textiles industries in Augsburg, some ideas about how different clothes are made, the importance of patterns and an insight in...More
It starts with some plant displays. Plants which thread is made from. So amazed....couldn't believe that out of Aloe or other common plants they developd 'thread'.
They had weaving machines displayed, dresses and their history and more info regarding textile development.
The weaving machine tour...More
This museum is really excellent with the history of textiles, and especially the history around Augsburg (I guess it used to be a large textile area). It is not so big, but there is also a very good restaurant there, and they have temporary exhibits...More
Have been to this museum 3 years ago and it obviously went downwards, regarding the openness and friendliness of the institution. It is a well thought through concept with great and fresh design approach, although I really hate, when they bug you with no photo...More
Went there with my husband, and both of us got more than we expected from a museum - information on fabrics, on history, on design, on technics and much more, beautifully prestented. Also recommended for kids, they can join in and try out.
This museum was so interesting. It went on and on with the history and development of different fibers--like cotton, wool, and linen as well as how weaving developed through the years. the exhibition covering costume design and clothing throughout the years was so interesting. AND...More
Having previously worked in the at the time world leading textile industry in Augsburg the museum depicts a great heritage and is interesting. They used an old derelict industrial building that once housed the worlds biggest weaving factory. Easy to reach from the centre, and...More
First off - someone has gone to great trouble to hide this place. We picked up a brochure in our hotel and saw that this looked interesting. Then we lost the brochure - bad move.
We knew the general direction and headed that way figuring...More