Group Visits

Why visit the Museum of Carpet?

The Museum of Carpet opened in 2012 as a Public Museum for the exhibition of items of local historical and educational interest. A centre of Art, industry and Heritage the Museum is dedicated to preserving the local history of Kidderminster and its industrial roots as a manufacturer of Carpets and similar textiles. The Museum of Carpet can help you and your pupils discover the Past and bring local history back to life outside the classroom in the Stour Vale Mill, Kidderminster.

 


 

What do we offer?

The Museum of Carpet is a fantastic resource for local and countrywide groups providing visits, covering topics of local, social and industrial history, designing and weaving.

Discover how carpets were made locally in Kidderminster then sold regionally, nationally and internationally.

Meet Weavers, Spinners and ex-Carpet Industry Workers and find about how they lived and worked.

Compare carpet weaving before and after the Industrial Revolution.

Take part in weaving workshops, see spinning demonstrations and watch our amazing power looms in action before trying your hand at our weaving inspired interactives

 

 


 

What do we recommend?

We recommend 2½ hours for a group visit. If you have time restrictions, please notify us in advance and we will work to accommodate this.

Minimum per group: 10 people and a maximum per group: 40 per group.

Each visit is tailor-made and  all of our fun-packed workshops, demonstrations and activities can be customised and designed to fit your own personal interests.

 

For more information download our Group Visits Information pack 2020. To make an enquiry, manage a booking or check if your preferred date is available please email bookings@museumofcarpet.org.uk or call 01562 69028

*Please allow up to 7 days for a response to your enquiry. If you require a response before then, please call 01562 69028.