Ruddington Framework Knitters Museum Ltd

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Chapel Street
NG11 6HE

  • Phone: 0115 9846914

A working Museum presenting all aspects of the lives of a Victorian Knitting Community. Comprises authentic cottage living accomodation and workshops set around a garden courtyard. Demonstrations of framework knitting and circular knitting on Griswold machines. Tea Room - tea/coffee and biscuits on request. Group catering by appointment.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Easter to December - Wed - Sat and Bank Holiday Mon 11:00 am. to 16.30 pm. Last ticket sale 16:00 pm. Sun, Easter to September only 13:30 to 16:30 pm. Closed: Mon and Tues and from Christmas to Easter except for groups by appointment only.


Adults: £3.00 Children,students and OAPs: £2.00 Family (2 adults and up to 3 children) £6.00 Friends: Free

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services


  • Cafeteria
  • Education facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Library
  • Meeting room available
  • Reception and lunch facilities for educational groups
  • Refreshments
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Shop
  • Wheelchair access to some public areas


  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Guided tours
  • Large print information and/or interpretation
  • Loan service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Secondary school education service available

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