The Museum of Carpet - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About The Museum of Carpet
The Museum of Carpet is a textile museum in the town of Kidderminster in Worcestershire, England. It houses an extensive collection of objects, archives, books and photographs relating to the carpet industry dating from the 18th century to the present day.
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Severn Valley Railway - Kidderminster
0.4km from The Museum of Carpet
The Severn Valley Railway is a tourist attraction and heritage steam railway operating full-size, mainly steam-hauled passenger trains for 16 miles along the beautiful Severn valley. The railway is the sixth-longest standard gauge heritage line in the United Kingdom. Train services are hauled predominantly by steam locomotives, with vintage diesel locomotives hauling occasionally. Diesel locomotives are also used for engineering trains, to replace failed steam locomotives at short notice, and du
0.98km from The Museum of Carpet
Brinton Park is a large park of 12.067 hectares near the centre of Kidderminster. The main entrance to the park is from Sutton Road. Oneof the iconic location for a walk and also you can spend some beautiful time in the middle of nature.
West Midland Safari Park
2.89km from The Museum of Carpet
West Midland Safari and Leisure Park is a safari park located in Bewdley in Worcestershire, England. It was opened under the name of West Midland Safari Park in spring 1973. The park holds over 165 species of exotic animals, among other attractions such as a small theme park. The park contains the largest groups of white lions, cheetahs, hippopotami, and meerkats in the UK, as well as the largest lemur walk-through exhibit. It was also the first park in the UK to have the African big five game
4.76km from The Museum of Carpet
Harvington Hall is a beautiful fortified English manor house whose name all but demands to be pronounced in a cartoonish British accent, and which also holds a number of secret compartments built by the saint of illusionists to hide Catholic priests. The interior features numerous Elizabethan wall paintings, some hidden under whitewash for centuries. Beside the manor is a malthouse and remains of medieval fishponds.
4.84km from The Museum of Carpet
Bewdley Museum is a museum in the town of Bewdley in Worcestershire, England. It provides a fascinating insight into the growth and trades of the town, the lives of its people and the crafts of the surrounding Wyre Forest area. The collections include local social history, geology, archaeology, fine art and numismatics. The museum also contains a local history reference library and archives.
4.89km from The Museum of Carpet
Drakelow Tunnels are a former Top Secret underground military complex beneath Kingsford Country Park north of Kidderminster, Worcestershire. The tunnels were built between 1941-1942 as a Shadow Factory for the Rover car company. Parts for aircraft engines were machined in the 3.5 miles of tunnels throughout WWII. After WWII the tunnels began producing parts for tank engines until 1958 when the tunnels were handed over to the Ministry of Supply, and later Ministry of Works.
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Worcestershire is a non-metropolitan administrative, ceremonial and historic county, located in the West Midlands region of England. The area that is now Worcestershire was absorbed into the unified Kingdom of England in 927, at which time it was constituted as a county.