The Museum of Carpet is temporarily closed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

We apologise for any inconvenience and hope to be back soon.

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Opening Times 
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday
10am – 1:30pm

Closed Sundays, Mondays (including Bank Holidays) & Fridays



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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 demonstrat 10am – 1pm while Power Loom demonstrations run at  12pm Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and are subject to volunteer availability.

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




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