Museums

Bath Museum of Costume
4 Circus
Bath
BA1 2EW
Tel: 01225 477789
Website:www.museumofcostume.co.uk

The Bath Museum of Costume has a large collection of headwear across the centuries ranging from embroidered nightcaps of the 17th Century through to hat designs of the 20th Century.

The Fashion Research Centre is an extension of the Museum which provides study and research facilities for students and members of the public.


The Museum of London
London Wall
London
EC2
Tel: 0207 6003699
Website: www.museumoflondon.org.uk

At the Museum of London you can find hats dating from the Tudor period to the present day and much other subject matter relating to hats.

Appointments are necessary to view this collection.

Victoria and Albert Museum
Cromwell Road
London
SW7 2RL
Tel: 0207 9388500
Website: www.vam.ac.uk

Victoria and Albert Museum contains a vast selection of hats ranging from the 16th Century to present day, including work by Stephen Jones, Jo Gordan, Philip Treacy and Dai Rees. Only a part of the collection is on view but if you wish to see more then please contact the Museum.


GREAT SITES ON HATS AND MILLINERY TO VISIT

The Museum of Hatting
Wellington Mill
Wellington Road South
Stockport
SK3 OEU
Tel: 0161 355 7770
Fax: 0161 480 8735

Website: www.hatworks.org.uk

The U.K's first and only museum dedicated to the exciting world of hats and hat making.

Situated within Wellington Mill the site has been transformed into a major new attraction and educational resource in the heart of the town.

Musee du Chapeau
16 Route de St-Galmier
42140
Chazelles-Sur-Lyon
France

Tel: 33-4-77-94-23-29
Website: www.museeduchapeau.com
e-mail: mchapeau@museeduchapeau.com

Situated 30 miles from Lyon and 18 miles from Saint-Etienne, Chazelles sur Lyon, a small town of the Monts du Lyonnais, became prosperous thanks to hair felt hat industry (the hair of hares, wild rabbits and rabbits).

Opened in l983 the Hat Making Museum is set in the Jules Blanchard old hat industry. Besides the public rooms; a unique centre of documentation about hats is accessible to students, professionals and researchers. You can find: works, archives, photographs, and videos.

Free paper translation in English, German, Spanish, Japanese, Dutch, Danish, and Italian is available on the guided tours.

LINKS TO OTHER HAT SITES

www.hatsuk.com
Powered by Sandra Phillipps Hats this website is dedicated to all hat companies, designers, wearers and everyone interested in any aspect of hats.

www.thehatsite.com
The Hat Site provides world-wide listings of companies in the hat and headwear trade. Listing many links to other sites on the subject of hats.

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