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The Irish Linen Centre 

The Flax to Fabric exhibition at the Irish Linen Centre tells the story of the Irish linen industry with skilled demonstrations of hand spinning and handloom weaving, as well as displaying wonderful examples of historic linen costume and furnishings.
 
A souvenir publication, Flax to Fabric - the Story of Irish Linen compiled by Brenda Collins, is available in The Museum Shop.
 
Café Crommelin, named after the French Huguenot settler, Louis Crommelin, who helped to develop the linen industry, is licensed and provides snacks and light meals throughout the day.  

The Irish Linen Centre Address:
Irish Linen Centre and Lisburn Museum
Market Square
Lisburn
BT28 1AG
Northern Ireland, UK

The Irish Linen Centre Opening Times:
Monday to Saturday, 9.30 am to 5.00pm
Last Admission one hour before closing
Closed Sundays and some public holidays
Please contact Reception Desk +44 (0)28 9266 3377 for specific information on public holiday closures

The Irish Linen Centre Admission:
Free

T  +44 (0)28 9266 3377

F  +44 (0)28 9267 2624

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