Scotland's Jute Museum @ Verdant Works

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Scotland's Jute Museum @ Verdant Works weaves the tale of jute with the life and work of old Dundee, from the incredible rise of the industry to its subsequent decline. At Scotland's Jute Museum @ Verdant Works the rattle and the roar of the orgininal restored machinery transport you back over 100 years to an era when jute was king and Dundee was its realm.

Added to that is a stunning mix of film shows, multimedia technology and hands-on interactives, making a great day out for all the family.

Venue Type:

Museum, Industrial heritage site

Opening hours

April-October Mon-Sat 1000-1800 Sun 1100-1800
November-March Weds-Sat 10.30-4.30 Sun 11-4.30

November-March closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Closed 25th and 26th Dec, 1st and 2nd Jan

Admission charges

Discounts: Museums Association

Discounts

  • Museums Association

Collection details

Archives, Science and Technology, Social History

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Victorian Late Gin school @ the Mill

  • 13 May 2016 8-10pm

It's Friday the 13th, fright night, as dark falls on the Victorian mill...

But don't fear there are no nasties here, just a whole range of tasty tipple's to help calm the nerves! An ice cool G&T will be ready and waiting for you on arrival, then our expert will guide you through a history and tasting of gin. From the days of Mother's Ruin and Dutch Courage to the present day flavours of London Dry, Old Tom's, Plymouth and Genever, with a nod to the Scottish and international small batch gins currently titillating the taste-buds of gin aficionados the world over. So whether you favour ice and slice or a Singapore Sling you'll leave with a whole new (and possibly slightly blurred) perspective on Gin.

Admission

£20 / £15 concession

Website

http://www.festivalofmuseums.co.uk/victorian-late-gin-school-the-mill/

Queen Victoria’s Birthday Party!

  • 14 May 2016 12-4pm

Take a trip back in time with us to May 1844.

It's Queen Victoria's birthday and we need your help to decorate the Mill! We'll keep your energy levels up with some delicious Victoria sponge cake from our café and after all your hard work you can take a trip down a rabbit hole and chill out as you watch her majesty 'The Queen of Hearts' in a Disney favourite. Tales from granny's attic will get your imagination racing, and finally, one might want to practice ones curtsy's and bow's because you never know, the Queen herself might drop by. So come along and join us for a royally good time!

Admission

All activities included in regular museum admission

Website

http://www.festivalofmuseums.co.uk/queen-victorias-birthday-party/

Scotland's Jute Museum @ Verdant Works
West Henderson's Wynd
Dundee
DD1 5BT
Scotland

logo: Museums at Night

Website

www.verdantworks.com

E-mail

info@dundeeheritage.co.uk

Telephone

01382 309060

Fax

01382 225891

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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