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"Step back in time" in the Working Textile Museum at Sir Richard Arkwright's 1783 showpiece Masson Mills,the finest surviving and best preserved example of an Arkwright cotton spinning mill. Let the sights, smells and sounds of historic working...more
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Masson Mills Derby Road, Matlock Bath, Matlock DE4 3PY, England
All reviewsshopping centreworking machineryself guided tourindustrial revolutioncotton milltextile museumseveral floorsold millcar parkinteresting buildinghousehold goodslower floorunder one roofretail outletsfascinating insightworth a visitstep back in time
Mill wasn't working whilst we were there. Appealed more to my Engineering husband. Although it was interesting and passed a bit of time we would like to have seen a demonstration. Situated on the banks of a lovely river.
We went expecting to see a mill that, if not working, at least had old machinery on view in an old mill / museum type setting but were very disappointed. The guide took us first into a pretty empty room where he pointed out things...More
Popped in here whilst visiting Matlock Bath, was a bit tricky with our buggy. Only one very slow lift. Would be an ideal shopping place for older people, wasn't really much for families. Was a nice enough place though. Picked up a few local boxes...More
This is a museum dedicated to the cotton business and the machines that brought the industrial revolution to fruition. A very friendly guide showed us around and it was very nice to have a look at. The QR code idea was a good one and...More
AMAZING! Any history buff will enjoy this little piece of the past. The Museum does not seem to be particularly popular for some reason, and was extremely quiet, which resulted in a private demo of the looms.
If you have the vaguest interest in our manufacturing history specifically the textile trade do not miss this , tucked away at the back of the restaurant area on the ground floor is an incredible display of every aspect of the wool/ Cotten industry with...More
No, only guide dogs. This is a collection of shops set over a number of floors. Plenty of walks around the area - Cromford Mill is further up the valley and has plenty of areas to walk with dogs and a lovely canal to walk... More
No, only guide dogs. This is a collection of shops set over a number of floors. Plenty of walks around the area - Cromford Mill is further up the valley and has plenty of areas to walk with dogs and a lovely canal to walk along.