Textile and Fashion Museum. From fibre to the garment

30/03/2021 - Lu 6968 fois
Its permanent exhibition rooms present the history of the textile industry and the process of transformation from fibre into fabric.
A temporary exhibition space highlights the museum collections acquired since the opening. Nowadays, the museum gives greater place to textile art and children's fashion.

The Textile and Fashion Museum is housed in two main buildings. The reception presents the technical evolution weaving and operating machines. Demonstrations are regularly made.

In the former laundry, the visitor pursues his discovery with the chemist's room, the steam engine room and the handkerchief workshop. The collections (linens, sheets, handkerchiefs, machines … ) illustrate the cultural wealth of the production of Cholet.

Cholet uses its skills to develop ready-to-wear for adults and for kids. Its development has raised the territory as a reference in children's fashion.

Fun for the whole family

Made in Cholet ?
An activity book that takes you in the museum giving you the fabrics secrets and preparing you to answer the question : Made in Cholet ?

In French only.

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