Forge Mill Needle Museum & Bordesley Abbey, Redditch

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4.4/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web
Forge Mill Needle Museum & Bordesley Abbey is located in Redditch. Take a look at our Redditch family vacation planner to schedule your visit to Forge Mill Needle Museum & Bordesley Abbey and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • This unusual museum tells the story of the life of the Abbey and monks that lived and worked the land .It's set on the site of an old Abbey that was destroyed during the dissolution of the monasteries...  read more »
  • Beautiful grounds around the Abbey and fascinating, informative museum. Nice coffee shop service by selection of drinks and food. Staff friendly and helpful. Pay for entrance in shop first before wand...  read more »
  • Perhaps I'm biased but this place is is definitely worth a first visit. Learn why Redditch became known for its needle and hooks. See how they were made in the old days as you go up and down thought t...  read more »
  • Forge Mill Museum is an important centre of the history of the Redditch area. As well as the Needle Museum it also includes the visitor centre for the important Bordesley Abbey ruins. Although it is not fully appreciated locally it is an important international heritage site with the ONLY working water powered scouring mill in the world and the EARLIEST evidence of a water powered medieval metal working mill found in the UK.
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