Museum Mandate


To encourage and/ or participate in the preservation of historic buildings.

To interpret the history and development of the woollen industry in the Mississippi River Valley, including the effects which the industry had upon the social, cultural and industrial development of the Region.

To interpret the history and development of the textile industry and the use of industrially manufactured textiles in Canada.

To provide a centre for the study of industrial textiles.


The Mississippi Valley Textile Museum collects, preserves, and tells the stories of the mill workers and the local labour history while offering an open, inclusive space for the local community and visitors from across the globe.  Through contemporary textile and textile themed art and historical interpretation and programmes the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum conserves and interprets the industrial textile heritage of the Mississippi Valley. 


3 Rosamond Street East
Almonte, Ontario K0A 1A0
Phone: (613) 256-3754
Email: [email protected]

Year-Long Hours

The Museum is open from 1-4pm Tuesday thru Saturday. This includes the Permanent and Temporary Exhibits as well as the Gift Shop.