Textiles

Did you know that Mulhouse had 45 spinning and weaving mills in 1846? Textiles are everywhere in Mulhouse: in its history, its museums, its buildings and even found in the exclusive fabric design that decorates the Christmas market in the month of December.

Museum of Printing Fabrics
Museum of Printing Fabrics
Museographic Tradition

In addition to learning about the history of textile printing in Mulhouse, Alsace and the world, you can admire an exceptional collection of fabrics and machines.

Wesserling Park
Wesserling Park
Remarkable Garden

Wesserling Park boasts sumptuous grounds awarded “Jardin Remarquable” (remarkable garden) status and a collection, unique in France, of buildings related to the textile industry, some of which are now home to designers’ studios and stores.

Guided tours “The cité district”
Guided tours “The cité district”
Of yesterday and today

Amble through the Cité, the most extensive urban development of the 19th century in Mulhouse, particularly innovative and having served as an example both in France and abroad.

Guided tours “From the first factories to the industrial boom”
Guided tours “From the first factories to the industrial boom”
Textile industry

This visit takes in the first textile factories which were established right at the heart of the city from 1746, in response to the demand for the fashionable brightly-coloured Indian cottons.

Etoffééries
Etoffééries
The Mulhouse Christmas market

The Christmas market stands out as unique by tipping its hat to the city’s rich textile heritage and honouring its fabrics each year.

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