Trowbridge Museum

Welcome to Trowbridge Museum, a treasure trove of history that spans over a millennium, located in the heart of Wiltshire's county town, Trowbridge. The museum offers a unique opportunity to delve into the rich history of the West of England's wool and cloth industry, which played a pivotal role in shaping the town's identity and growth. Trowbridge's reputation was built on the scale of its production and the exceptional quality of its woollen cloth, known as the West of England cloth. The museum showcases this illustrious past through a variety of exhibits and themes. Among the key highlights of the museum are the exhibits dedicated to notable figures such as Sir Isaac Pitman and George Crabbe. Visitors can also marvel at the rare Spinning Jenny and other textile machinery, which provide a fascinating insight into the town's industrial heritage. And let's not forget Stumpy the sheep, a beloved character who is sure to charm visitors of all ages. Come and explore the captivating history of Trowbridge and its wool and cloth industry at the Trowbridge Museum.

The Shires, Trowbridge BA14 8AT
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Location: Trowbridge, BA14 8AT
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