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Museum

FORGE MILL MUSEUM

Needle Mill Lane, Riverside, Redditch, Worcestershire, B98 8HY

The Forge Mill Needle museum tells the fascinating and sometimes gruesome story of needle making in Victorian times. The Mill is a listed building which houses original water powered machinery, and is situated in peaceful surroundings adjacent to a tranquil mill pond. Beside the Mill is a Visitor Centre which contains some of the extraordinary artefacts from the medieval Abbey which has been extensively excavated by archaeologists. The Abbey ruins are a short walk from the museum and are well worth visiting. The museum shop has a range of gifts, souvenirs and unusual needles, which also provides a mail order service. On site catering facilities available during peak periods. The museum has a lively programme of temporary exhibitions and events throughout the year, pick up a leaflet or visit the website for further information on this museum in Redditch.