Forge Mill Needle Museum 2024

A historic site illustrating the rich heritage of the needle and fishing tackle industries. Models and recreated scenes provide a vivid picture of how needles were once made, and how Redditch once produced 90% of the world's needles. As the 18th century working mill centred upon the only remaining water-driven machinery for needle making in the world. Also remains of excavated 12th century watermill.


Address: Needle Mill Lane Riverside Redditch Worcestershire B98 8HY

  • Telephone: 01527 62509
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Open Days & Times

Daily Feb-22 Mar 1000-1500. 23 Mar-Oct closes 1600. 1-24 Nov closes 1500. Visit website for more details.


  • By Bus: 146
  • By Rail: Redditch / 1 mile


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

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