Wigston Framework Knitters Museum


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42/44 Bushloe End Wigston
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE18 2BA
England

    • Phone: 0116 288 3396

    Come to a hosier’s house built in the 1700s, and see the knitting workshop from the 1800s. This has eight original hand knitting frames, and all the equipment once used to make stockings and gloves. The house looks as it would have done in the 1920s/30s, and there is a period garden with cobbled yard for you to enjoy.

    Further information

    Opening Hours:

    Open all year - 1st Sat. of the month: 14:00-17:00 Every Sunday: 14:00-17:00 Open at other times by request Closed Christmas and New Year

    Charges:

    Adults:£1.00 Child: 50p School Visits: Free Group or private visits at any time by appointment

    Upcoming events:

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    Facilities and services

    Facilities:

    • Refreshments
    • Shop
    • Wheelchair access to some public areas

    Facilities information:

    You can buy souvenirs, books and leaflets at the museum, and tea and biscuits are available. Disabled visitors can access the ground floors. There is one toilet on site, and parking is 200yds away on the nearby street.

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