Grafik Textilfabrik Cromford

Exhibitions

Temporary and Permanent Exhibitions

Temporary Exhibition

Currently no special exhibition.

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Permanent exhibitions

View of historical spinner head

CROMFORD TEXTILE MILL

The first factory on the continent – is located in Ratingen. Today the first mechanical cotton spinning mill to be set up outside England is the only museum worldwide which demonstrates the processing of raw cotton to finished yarn on machines reconstructed according to the originals dating from the 18th century.

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Looking through rooms in the manor house, you can see a yellow sofa and a piano

CROMFORD MANSION

The exhibition depicts the life and work of the Brügelmann family from 1783 to 1864. The late baroque building was the administrative heart of one of the most important companies towards the end of the 18th century and at the same time the middle-class residence of one of the leading industrialist families.

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