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As a Redditch resident for many years decided it was about time I visited Forge Mill and Abbey with my grandson and I wasn’t disappointed. The Forge Mill Museum is spread over 3 floors and it was amazing how they had captured the making of...More
We had no idea that Redditch was the needle making capital of the world at one point, nor how needles were made. This was a super little museum and very informative. The Bordesley Abbey exhibition was excellent too.
We went to the needle museum a while ago...not much to see there. We "looked" behind the curtain and were chastised for peeking at the inner secrets of the museum. There was absolutely NOTHING worth seeing here.
Never knew how much went into making needles! Really interesting. The staff however could do with some training in dealing with customers! We were ignored, spoken to harshly and made to feel very unwelcome. Not a smile between them. No enthusiasm at all and we...More
I never knew that so much effort and time went into creating needles! This fabulous gem of a museum is close to the centre of Redditch which makes it accessible by bus/train. I was part of a guided tour which gave a fascinating insight into...More
Visited the Museum with my Dad yesterday to see the River Arrow exhibition - very well presented and informative - helpful staff too. Have been to Forge Mill several times before - great centre for history of Redditch and in particular the needle and fishing...More