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Framework Knitters Museum

Chapel Street
NG11 6HE

The museum is located in unique restored 19th Century workshops, cottages and frameshops containing the collection of handframes which can be seen working daily. There is also a working collection of circular sock machines , on which you can try out your knitting skills. Experience the sight and sound of working machinery and gain a fascinating insight into the life and labour of a 19th Century framework knitting community.

  • Come & explore the cottages with their communal pump, wash-houses, privy and pigsty
  • See the historic knitting frames in use
  • Watch the video presentation
  • Visit the Primitive Methodist Chapel where the knitters worshipped
  • Browse in the shop
  • Training facilities on Griswold sock machines
  • Pre booked groups all year, any day
  • Special previsit arranged for teachers of school groups
  • Pre booked refreshments available
  • Partial disabled facilities available

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    Framework Knitters Museum Postcode for SatNav: NG11 6HE


    +44 (0)1159 846 914

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