Seances de tissage
The weaving workshop

Created in the 19th century the workshop offers a great historical interest because it is the last power weaving workshop remaining in the Croix Rousse area.

Its unimpaired internal architecture is representative of the dozens of thousands family workshops which filled the Croix Rousse area during the 19th century. The 65m2 of this life and working space encompass the kitchen the mezzanine the looms and a machine which makes bobbins. Weaving’s displays on a hand-loom dating from the 19th century and also on power looms (electrified) and provided with Verdol’s mechanisms dating from 1950. These looms have run until 1990.
Guided tours Tuesday through Saturday at 3pm and at 5pm, no booking necessary (closed on bank holidays).