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“Many ways of looking at textiles!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Textile Museum

Textile Museum
Goirkestraat 96, Tilburg, The Netherlands
013 53 67 475
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Ranked #4 of 22 things to do in Tilburg
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Boston, Massachusetts
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“Many ways of looking at textiles!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

A nice peek into Tilburg's textile past as well as future! Great exhibitions showing the looms, and giving a taste of the processes behind making Damask cloth. I love to see the old machines, the processes, materials, wound together (no pun intended) with the historical context. In addition to the museum, lovely cafe, and amazing giftshop (where they DID take a swipe/US credit card...THANKS), they have both a TextielLab and a second gift shop on the grounds. In the second gift shop they work with handicapped people to make some stunning fiber art! Great place to buy some unique items. The Textiel Lab is a place where artists can come collaborate with the experts to realize some amazing projects! You can see artists at work using both older technology (hand making ribbon) and newer technology (digital printing on fabric). They even have a bicycle powered loom! How Dutch! Some of the results of these collaborations can be purchased at the main gift shop...which I did. Great museum for any interest, one of my favorite things to do in Netherlands!

Visited July 2013
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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“Lovely museum, for men as well”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Great machines, impressive fabrics, arts and crafts, nice little restaurant. We spent two and half hour inside.

Visited January 2013
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