Whitchurch Silk Mill

Whitchurch Silk Mill
28 Winchester Street
Whitchurch
Hampshire
RG28 7AL
England

Website

www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

E-mail

info@whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

Telephone

01256 892065

Fax

01256 893882

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Whitchurch Silk Mill was built on the River Test in Hampshire in 1800, during the reign of King George III. Silk has been woven here since the 1820/1830s. Now a working museum open to the public, the mill produces high quality silks to order for theatrical costume, interior designers and historic houses.

Venue Type:

Museum, Industrial heritage site

Opening hours

Tuesday to Sunday from 10.30am to 5.00pm
Last admission at 4.15 pm

Closed: Christmas week (24 December to 2 January)

Admission charges

Adults £3.50
Senior citizens £3.00
Children 4-16yrs £1.75
Students £3.00
Family ticket (2+3) £8.75

Discounts for groups and school parties

Have a go at weaving, learn about the origins of silk and feel gorgeous fabrics. What you can see: * A unique early 19th century textile mill in the middle of the small country town of Whitchurch, Hampshire; * Skilled weavers during the week; * Victorian winding, warping and weaving machinery; * The fine silk yarns and shimmering fabrics; * A working water wheel; * The clear water of the River Test, said to offer the best trout fishing in the south of England; * Duck pond, mill leat and the occasional heron!

Collection details

Costume and Textiles, Industry

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