Nordwolle Delmenhorst Nordwestdeutsches Museum für IndustrieKultur
Wide-raging insights into work and living conditions in the former "city within a city" - a journey of discovery characterised by industrial heritage.
The former Nordwolle factory in Delmenhorst is now home to North-West Germany's Museum of Industrial Heritage, which presents local and industrial history in a number of old and new buildings totalling 3,000 square metres of exhibition space.
This former industrial site in Delmenhorst near Bremen, once the North German Wool-Combing and Worsted-Spinning Mill, is unique in Europe. Now heritage-listed, the museum complex and the extensive grounds take visitors back to the era of industrialisation. The process of turning raw wool into yarn is demonstrated through elaborate presentations and a variety of machines, some of which are still functional. Other fascinating sections in the exhibition illustrate the lives of the Nordwolle workers and the entrepreneurial Lahusen family 100 years ago.
Tue-Fri and Sun 10am-5pm