Discover the UK’s only Museum dedicated to celebrating the heritage, art and industry of carpet making.

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Careers at the Museum of Carpet

Click the ‘Support Us – Careers’ tab on the search bar above to find out more information about each role and how to apply.

Donating to the Museum

Or donate by text:

To donate £1, text C4RPET to 70201
To donate £3, text C4RPET to 70331
To donate £5, text C4RPET to 70970
To donate £10, text C4RPET to 70191

We are an independent museum, with no regular local or central government funding and we need help to cover rising costs. For more information, visit the Donate tab on our website.

Your support is greatly appreciated.

Upcoming Events

Donations to the Collections Display

January – early April 2023

We are showcasing a selection of some of the wonderful items donated to the Museum of Carpet collections in the last few years. See beautiful carpet samplers, picture rugs and our intriguing collection of carpet fitting and measuring tools.
With grateful thanks to our generous supporters and donors.

Display is included in a General entry ticket.

Coming soon – Coronation Display at the Museum of Carpet


One of my favourite places – the history, the dedication of the volunteers and the skills which would be lost without anyone getting to see them, a wonderful piece of British history!

Linda Thomas

A major part of Kidderminster’s heritage.

Elizabeth Bevan

Follow the Museum of Carpet on social media for the latest updates on events and activities.

Plan your visit

Opening TImes

10:00 am – 1:30 pm
10:00 am – 1:30 pm
10:00 am – 1:30 pm
10:00 am – 1:30 pm

Tickets and Prices

Gift Aid Admission
Concessions (65 years old or over and full time students)
Children (5 – 16 years old)
Children under 5 years old
Family (up to 2 adults and 3 children)

Standard Admission
Concessions (65 years old or over
and full time students)
Children (5 – 16 years old)
Children under 5 years old
Family (up to 2 adults and 3 children)





Art Fund National Art Pass holders receive 50% off their full ticket price.

Getting Here

The entrance to the Museum is located in then left hand side of the Morrison’s building, nearest Green Street.

  • Car: The museum does not have its own parking, but there is a pay and display car park immediately opposite. Blue badge spaces are available in this car park. Please note Morrisons’ car park is reserved for supermarket customers only and has a restricted time limit for parking (2.5 hours).
  • Bus: The nearest bus stop is Green Street.
  • Rail: Arrive at Kidderminster station. Walk down Comberton Hill and use the subway under the roundabout to reach Green Street. Walk 100m along Green Street and the Museum of Carpet is on your left.

Access and safety

The Museum of Carpet is committed to being a welcoming, accessible museum. We have a concessionary rate for disabled visitors and a complimentary ticket policy for personal assistants and carers. All staff have disability awareness training.

Brilliant museum with very friendly staff who went the extra mile to support our autistic daughter – offering to dim lights and reduce noise.

  • Level Access: the museum has level access from the main entrance to all galleries and toilets for visitors. For researchers, there is an accessible lift to the upper floor where the offices, archives, library and meeting rooms are based.
  • Hearing: The fire alarm has flashing lights.
  • Visual: We have display information in audio and large print. Glass doors have contrast markings and walls and doors have high colour contrast.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss specific access requirements.

For more information please see our full access statement below:

What to see

Fascinating displays, hand loom & power loom demonstrations and hands on activities. The Museum of Carpet has lots for you to enjoy as you discover over 300 years of Kidderminster’s integral history. Our team of hand loom weavers demonstrate 10am – 1pm, while power loom demonstrations run when possible, dependent upon when our volunteers are able to run the looms (usually around 12pm Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays).

Museum Collections, Archive and Library. The Museum of Carpet houses an extensive collection of objects, archives, books and photographs relating to the carpet industry dating from the 18th century to the present day. Our Museum archive and library collections are open to research and visits but we do ask that you book your visit in advance. for more information visit our Research; Museum collection, Archive and Library page.

For a sample of the fantastic displays and demonstrations that you can see, watch our video below and have a look at our 360˚ images.

360˚ Images

Weaving Shed Gallery  – Spherical Image – RICOH THETA

A Traditional Office – Spherical Image – RICOH THETA

Museum of Carpet Data Protection Policy