Forge Mill Needle Museum

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Forge Mill Needle Museum: This historic site illustrates the rich heritage of the needle and fishing tackle industries. Models and recreated scenes provide a vivid illustration of how needles were once made, and how Redditch once produced 90% of the worlds needles.


The Mill is a listed building which houses original water powered machinery.

We also have a varied and lively programme of temporary exhibitions which are housed in the Mill.

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Car

From the North

J2 off M42. A441 towards Redditch. The museum is located off the second roundabout after the motorway (first exit, signed Riverside).

From the South

From A435 onto A4023 (Coventry Highway). Follow signs to A441 Birmingham/Riverside. Museum is located off the Sainsbury/Homebase roundabout (third exit, signed Riverside).

Bus

From Redditch Bus station take the First 146 bus to Abbey Stadium. The museum is a short walk from the Stadium stop.

Train

Take the train to Redditch Train Station, then either take the bus (described above) or take a taxi from the train/bus station to the museum.

Admission

Opening times (February - Easter, October and November):
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
11:00 - 16:0011:00 - 16:0011:00 - 16:0011:00 - 16:00--14:00 - 17:00

Opening times (Easter - September):
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
11:00 - 16:3011:00 - 16:3011:00 - 16:3011:00 - 16:3011:00 - 16:3014:00 - 17:0014:00 - 17:00

Prices:
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£3.00£1.00£2.95

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Contact

Address: Forge Mill Needle Museum, Needle Mill Lane, Riverside, Redditch, Worcestershire, B98 8HY, UK
Phone: +44 1527 62509
Email: info@forgemill.org.uk

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