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Textile Museum


The Textile Museum is one of the Nordic region's leading museums in textiles and part of the textile and fashion center Textile Fashion Center. The museum offers exhibitions, workshops, exhibitions and various activities, for example you can challenge your creativity and create your own or try on old-fashioned clothes.

The Textile Museum is located in the old industrial area Simonsland in Borås, where there has been textile production for almost 100 years. The museum's focus is fashion, textiles, design, art, textile industry and innovative textiles. The collection contains thousands of fabrics, samples, clothes andother objects from the mid-19th century onwards.

The basic exhibition "Textile Shock" tells about textile design from a broad perspective and shows that textiles exist in many different areas. In our tasting wardrobe, you can try on clothes from a whole century, depending on your taste or create completely freely in the museum's unique DIY surface.

The Textile Museum has one of Europe's foremost collections of textile machines, some of the machines are displayed in the new basic exhibition Textile Power, which is about the textile industry, here and there, there and now. In two more exhibition halls, a constant flow of exciting exhibitions with a textile connection is shown.

Adjacent to the museum are also other interesting activities such as Fashion Gallery - a unique combination of studio and shop, Smart Textiles Showroom with world-leading textile research and The Company with restaurant, pub and café.

Welcome to a dynamicmeeting place where you get to experience textiles in all their forms.

Contact information

Skaraborgsvägen 3A
50630 BORÅS
Phone: +46-33358950


Opening hours

  1. Today12:00-19:00
  2. Friday12:00-17:00
  3. Saturday12:00-16:00
  4. Sunday12:00-16:00
  5. MondayClosed
  6. Tuesday12:00-17:00
  7. Wednesday12:00-17:00

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Closed for the time being due to covid-19. Regular opening hours: Monday closed Tuesday 12-17 Wednesday 12-17 Thursday 12-19 Friday 12-17 Saturday 12-16 Sunday 12-16

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Price information

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  • Adult / pensioner admission SEK 50. (Elevated entrance during the Balenciaga exhibition 15 December 2018-21 April 2019). 100 SEK
  • Annual card SEK 100.
  • Free admission for children and young people up to the age of 25, as well as students.

Public transportation

|Translated by Google translation| By bus from Södra torget: Take line no. 1 or 3, get off at Simonsland stop. You see the Textile Fashion Center in front of the bus stop.


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The Textile Museum is located in the Textile Fashion Center, located between the center of Borås and Knalleland in the new district of Simonsland. By car: From Trollhättan / Vänersborg: Follow road 42 in Knallelandsrondellen, continue on Skaraborgsvägen about 500 meters before you have the Textile Fashion Center on your right. From Gothenburg / Jönköping: Follow road 40 towards Borås. Take exit 86-Annelundsmotet from road 40. Continue on Arlagatan / Kungsgatan (road 42) north through the city until you reach Järnvägsgatan at the height of the University of Borås. Turn left and follow Järnvägsgatan over the railway to Skaraborgsvägen. From Växjö / Varberg: Follow road 27/41 to Annelundsmotet. Continue along Arlagatan (rv 42). Take Järnvägsgatan towards Skaraborgvägen.