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Mississippi Valley Textile Museum

www.mvtm.ca

Industry/Sector
Social Programs/Services
Contact

Michael Rikley-Lancaster

Executive Director/ Curator

m.rikley-lancaster@mvtm.ca

Location

3 Rosamond Street East

Almonte, Ontario

Secondary Contact

Ryan Milton

Curatorial and Museum Management Assistant

r.milton@mvtm.ca

Dunn & Bradstreet Number

119043750RR0001

Company Description

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.

MUSEUM VISION
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.