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...doesn't sound that attractive, doesn't it? Industry either! But then you find this hidden juwel... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
Alex M
Different...take the tour

It starts with some plant displays. Plants which thread is made from. So amazed....couldn't... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2018
Hirlsa H
Munich, Germany
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Provinostr. 46, 86153 Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 821 8100150
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

...doesn't sound that attractive, doesn't it? Industry either! But then you find this hidden juwel that gives you an insight in the development of the textiles industries in Augsburg, some ideas about how different clothes are made, the importance of patterns and an insight in...More

1  Thank Alex M
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

It starts with some plant displays. Plants which thread is made from. So amazed....couldn't believe that out of Aloe or other common plants they developd 'thread'. They had weaving machines displayed, dresses and their history and more info regarding textile development. The weaving machine tour...More

Thank Hirlsa H
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The museum is interesting if you like textile industry. You can see machines from across the ages, know some stories of the workers or look to several exhibitions.

1  Thank schonbauerberg
Reviewed 19 October 2016

a good history trip of cloth production - from the beginnung until today - with interactivity - good for kids

1  Thank Andreas F
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This museum is really excellent with the history of textiles, and especially the history around Augsburg (I guess it used to be a large textile area). It is not so big, but there is also a very good restaurant there, and they have temporary exhibits...More

1  Thank MikalMysha
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Have been to this museum 3 years ago and it obviously went downwards, regarding the openness and friendliness of the institution. It is a well thought through concept with great and fresh design approach, although I really hate, when they bug you with no photo...More

3  Thank Urška G
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Went there with my husband, and both of us got more than we expected from a museum - information on fabrics, on history, on design, on technics and much more, beautifully prestented. Also recommended for kids, they can join in and try out.

1  Thank Britta W
Reviewed 17 April 2015

This museum was so interesting. It went on and on with the history and development of different fibers--like cotton, wool, and linen as well as how weaving developed through the years. the exhibition covering costume design and clothing throughout the years was so interesting. AND...More

1  Thank Susan S
Reviewed 11 March 2015

Having previously worked in the at the time world leading textile industry in Augsburg the museum depicts a great heritage and is interesting. They used an old derelict industrial building that once housed the worlds biggest weaving factory. Easy to reach from the centre, and...More

1  Thank Peter M
Reviewed 27 July 2013

First off - someone has gone to great trouble to hide this place. We picked up a brochure in our hotel and saw that this looked interesting. Then we lost the brochure - bad move. We knew the general direction and headed that way figuring...More

2  Thank zigmund
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