Free entry to the K A Almgren Silk Factory & Museum

K A Almgren Silk Factory & Museum


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Free entry to the K A Almgren Silk Factory & Museum
Normal Price: Adult: SEK 75

Knut August Almgren opened his silk mill in 1833. After a time as apprentice in Lyon, France, Europe´s center for silk weaving at the time, he brought back to Sweden knowledge of the latest invention in weaving, the Jacquard loom. This invention simplified pattern weaving. During his adventures he also managed to bring some of the Jacquard looms home. His silk weaving mill became an important institution in Sweden and was the biggest workplace for women in Scandinavia, producing silk upholstery for royal households and silk neckerchiefs for the peasantry. The mill moved to Repslagargatan 15 in 1846 and was running until 1974. It’s one of the oldest industrial heritages in its original place in Northern Europe.

Visit K A Almgren Silk Factory & Museum and discover the history of early industrialization in Stockholm, working conditions and machinery during the 19th century. Learn how silk found its way to Sweden and the about the art of silk weaving.

Information available in English, French, and German.

How to get there:

    Bus: 2, 3, 53, 59, 76
    Metro: Slussen

see the: full list of attractions included

Monday 10.00 - 16.00
Tuesday 10.00 - 16.00
Wednesday 10.00 - 16.00
Thursday 10.00 - 16.00
Friday 10.00 - 16.00
Saturday 11.00 - 15.00
Sunday Closed

Closed: Sundays. April 18, June 21, Dec 24, 31

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Repslagargatan 15, 118 46, Stockholm


+46 8 642 56 16

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