Scotland's Jute Museum @ Verdant Works
“A living museum of Dundee and Tayside’s textile history” - AA Inspector
Dating from 1830, this old Jute Mill covers 50,000 square feet and has been restored as a living museum of Dundee and Tayside's textile history and award-winning European Industrial Museum. Phase I explains what jute is, where it comes from and why Dundee became the centre of its production. Working machinery illustrates the production process from raw jute to woven cloth. Phase II deals with the uses of jute and its effects on Dundee's social history. The High Mill has recently opened up after being completely restored.
Facilities – at a glance
Suitable for all child ages
Assist dogs allowed
- Parking onsite
- Parking nearby
- Fully accessible
- Facilities: Wheelchairs, induction loops
- Accessible toilets
- Open all year
- Opening Times: Open all year, Apr-Oct, Mon-Sat 10-6, Sun 11-6; Nov-Mar, Wed-Sat 10-4.30, Sun 11-4.30 (Venue closes 1hr after last entry). Please check for winter opening times. Closed 25-26 Dec & 1-2 Jan
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About the area
Dundee has one of the most spectacular settings of any Scottish city. It is located on the north bank of the Firth of Tay with the Sidlaw Hills behind, the Fife shore to the south, and the North Sea to the east. Facing south across the wide, silvery Firth of Tay, it’s also one of Scotland’s sunniest cities. From the summit of Dundee Law, the extinct volcano that dominates its northern skyline, you can look inland to the Cairngorms, south over the hills of Fife, far out over the North Sea, or westward up the Tay as far as Perth.
This is a city that has reinvented itself more than a few times. And as you’ll see when you arrive by road or rail via its iconic bridges (two of the longest in Britain), it’s busy reinventing itself yet again.
V&A Dundee is a design museum in Dundee, Scotland, which opened on 15 September 2018. The V&A Dundee is the first design museum in Scotland and the first Victoria and Albert museum outside London. The V&A Dundee is also the first building in the United Kingdom that has been designed by Kengo Kuma.
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