Verdant Works

Interesting
In its heyday, jute production in Dundee was an industry that employed 50 000 people, mainly in Blackness, one of the first areas in Scotland to be industrialised towards the end of the 18C. The area has nonetheless retained its rural appearance, and the main factory was named Verdant Mill. It has been turned into an extremely dynamic museum charting the history of a manufacturing activity that was of great importance for the city.

Useful information

Address:

West Henderson's Wynd, DD1 5BT Dundee

Phone:

+44 1382 309060

Price:

9 £ (children 5.50 £)

Opening hours

Apr-Oct: Mon-Sat 10am- 6pm, Sun 11am-6pm; rest of year: Wed-Sat 10.30am-4.30pm, Sun 11am-4.30pm - closed 25-26 Dec and 1-2 Jan

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