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Address: 4 rue Vauluisant, Troyes, France
Phone Number: 03 2542 3333
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A lovely museum

We enjoyed this tremendously - finding about the sculptures & stained glass of the 1500's and the history of the machines to make fabrics, clothing etc. The 'guard' was also a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 7, 2016
Karen75017
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Paris, France
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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

We enjoyed this tremendously - finding about the sculptures & stained glass of the 1500's and the history of the machines to make fabrics, clothing etc. The 'guard' was also a super guide, helping to identify the oldest parts. Very beautiful rooms.

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Aberdeen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

The museum is in two parts. The textile museum focuses on the local machine knitting industry, with a lot of machinery, but a limited selection of textile products. Extensive interpretation in French and English. The local museum has some fine art, and an excellent and informative display of stained glass, for which Troyes is notable. A good place to start... More 

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Troyes, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

It's nice to see the history of the town when it comes to the textile industry. There are nice pieces of machinery. However, you can tell that this museum doesn't have a lot of money. All the signs look old, there is dust everywhere... It needs to be freshened up a bit to make it look more modern.

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Gloucestershire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

A lovely old building although in need of some attention outside. There are two museums in one - the art museum is small but good, with some nice statuary and stained glass. The hosiery museum was rather disappointing - a lot of knitting machines, very little explication, came away very little the wiser as to how it all worked. Not... More 

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