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A Living Museum

Nottinghamshire folk have been Framework Knitting for over 400 years. Isn’t it time you joined us?

  • Discover how the Knitters lived and worked
  • Visit the workshops and see a Framework Knitter in action
  • Create your own souvenir on a circular knitting machine
  • Explore the garden, the wash house and other period buildings
  • View our historic collection of hosiery including Queen Victoria’s stockings
  • See the poor living and working conditions, which gave rise to the Luddite revolt
  • Discover the craft, which gave birth to the Nottingham Lace Industry
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