Great place to visit. Didn't know of it but glad we went. Lots to see and history of the mill well laid out.
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Really impressive restoration. Exhibition space is really well thought out. We loved the interactive stuff. Adored the water exhibit so much we went back for another play. Apart from the fun aspect , you get a very good idea of what it must have been...More
When this large, derelict mill was acquired by Historic Scotland, part of it was converted into flats and one wing restored as a mill museum. There are videos, displays, models and renovated machinery (non-working) explaining the history of the cotton mill and its workers. It's...More
A large site but only partly open to visitors. Found it strange no signs of where to park the car. Entrance needs clearly marking. Once inside plenty of interactive displays and information. Loved the water flow exhibit and can see our grandchildren loving it. Overall...More
Really good visit. Friendly and informative staff. Displays and interpretative boards, games and exhibits really well thought through and fun. This could easily have been a dusty old site with boring information. It's not, it's really engaging and interesting. Lovely walk along the river afterwards.
We went out to Stanley mills hoping to see machinery. Alas, all were removed and what they have was salvaged from ash heaps elsewhere. They have gone to great pains to make exhibits klid-frendly so if you are traveling with children, this may merit a...More
The mills have an excellent display of information regarding the history of the mill. There are also good interactive displays. I suppose the smaller scale of the mill makes it harder to compete with places like New Lanark. One serious issue arose that I hope...More
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Stanley Mills - built in 1780s and an active cotton product manufacturing mill until 1989, this industrial heritage site is nestled along the River Tay, where it takes its water power from. An outstanding place in Perth ( the one in Scotland) and worth a...More
Although when we visited the Mills they were closed, there was plenty for information to read and the views are great. If your in the area it worth a visit.