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Beautiful and very interesting museum. I definately recommend to anyone who comes visit this charming city, so you can locate yourself in its history of wool and becoming the first textile industry of the Iberia Peninsulae.
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Textiles have been the main industry in Covilhã for many centuries. These two museum will guide you through the evolution of the textile industry since its incept to the industrial revolution. Definitely worth a visit! (and some time ago they were considered the best museums...More
Good displays - obviously a lot of money has been spent to showcase Covilhã´s woollen industry but we were the only visitors. We only had a half day to spare and it is difficult to see both museums in the time available (the Fãbrica Veiga...More
Very complete, with good instations. It's dividid em two main buildings, before 1930 and after. The new part for me was the best, with the explanation of the new industrial revolution machines. This city (Covilhã) is the the equivalent of Sabadell, in Spain or Bradford...More
The museum of Lanifícios is a part of the university from the Beira Interior.
So it is a museum of science and technology whose intention is to protect and preserve the industrial techniek of painting textiles.
So this is a place who serves persons interested...More