Museum Weiler Textilgeschichte
The History of the Textile Industry between 1880 and 1982
History and tradition
Technique and industry
Weil am Rhein
The historical workshops of the silk weaving factory Schwarzenbach are home to an exhibition about the eventful history of the textile industry between 1880 and 1982 in Weil. A complete locksmith's shop, which dates back to the 1920s, and a small room in the former joinery showcase documents, pictures and several special exhibitions.
A Cultural History of Buttons
Buttons are constant companions in our everyday life, yet we hardly notice them. Used primarily in clothing and linens, buttons are also popular collectibles. The current special exhibition "Knopf dran!" (Button On!) casts light on the history of buttons that began over 6,000 years ago. At first...