Museum of Costume and Textiles (Nottingham) Reviews
Description:Castle Gate, Nottingham NG1 6AF. Tel: +44(0)115 915 3500. OPEN: Wed-Sun (and Bank Holiday Monday) 10am-4pm. ADMISSION: ... more
Newest Review: ... as the costumes, with the costumes on full size dummies. This is a very quiet museum and the displays are very much for looking at and reading about. There is no touching, which is a shame, as a lot of the character of a textile can be how it feels when worn. Obviously many of the original costumes are too delicate to touch, and many are kept under dim lighting to prevent any deterioration. ... more
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by - written on 15/04/01, updated on 15/04/01 (Very useful, 122 readings)
Nottingham has been the centre of lace and textile production for hundreds of years. This museum displays costumes and textiles from 1790 to 1935 in a wonderful set of period rooms. The museum is situated in a row of 17th century houses and this gives the whole museum a feeling of looking into the past. There are six main rooms (on two floors) in the museum and you walk through the museum in the chronological order of the costumes. The displays are all in glass cabinets or room settings. The room settings are very authentic with all of the furniture etc. from the same period as the costumes, with the costumes on full size dummies. This is a very quiet ... Read the complete review
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