The Wesserling Park Textile Museum has been open since 1996. It is a former printing press building and occupies a key position in the landscape of the large park area. Today, it narrates, through a lively and artistic approach, the fabulous epic of this former “Royal Textile Factory” which has marked the history of the entire Saint-Amarin valley.
The Textile Museum is open from 29 April to 4 June, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, from 10 am to 6 pm.
► Textile History
Discover the history of the Wesserling Park from its creation to the present day. Imagine, through this permanent exhibition, the great site at certain times: 18th, 19th and 20th century.
► Costumed Demonstration
The Textile Museum comes alive to bring to life the crafts of the textile industry from the end of the 18th to the beginning of the 19th century: spinning, weaving, dyeing, drawing, engraving, board printing… A costumed guide takes you on a lively and authentic tour.
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The Silk Road
Much as Marco Polo, set off on the Silk Roads, the trade routes that crisscrossed the East and the Middle East, and stop in a Central Asian caravansary…
The textile language used, made of a combination of old and new techniques, will take you on a journey through a selection of 9 countries.
DMC – the art of yarn
Within this exhibition “all audiences and all ages”, it is possible to see and experience the very numerous DMC yarns.
Jules Verne exhibition
A maze-like, fun and educational journey through the fantastic world of Jules Verne.
In the Textile Museum, there is an area entirely dedicated to children!
You will find giant board games, costumes, enigmas, anecdotes and many other surprises…
► The Belvedere
A unique view of the Wesserling Park can be found in the Textile Museum! Discover the textile city from ten metres high!