The TextielMuseum offers a wide range of activities for MBO students including workshops and guided tours. The varied programmes often result in surprising and enthusiastic responses. Secondary school students are fascinated by the history of the Woollen Blanket Factory, are amazed by the modern techniques and machines in the TextielLab and actively participate in the workshops. Our range of programmes offers MBO students and instructive and inspirational morning or afternoon.
Education on every level


The TextielMuseum offers schools the possibility of creating their own programme. Our workshops and guided tours can easily be combined together.

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Programmes specially designed for MBO

For MBO colleges with a specialisation in fashion and/or textiles, programmes lasting one or more days can be arranged on request. These programmes can, for example, include lessons in which students are taught to use a handloom, a flat-knitting machine, or mechanical or manual embroidery techniques. These programmes all focus on learning and mastering various textile production techniques and experimenting with different types of weave, knitting and embroidery stitching with contemporary and special yarns. To discuss the arrangements for these programmes, please contact us by mailing to [email protected].


General information


The costs are specified per programme. The costs cover guided tour supervision / workshop instruction. Workshops have to be prepared and cleared up afterwards, which is why an additional hour is charged per half day. The costs of materials used in workshops are also charged. An admission fee of € 3.00 is also charged per student. Admission is free for accompanying adults.

Group size

The maximum group size for a guided tour or workshop is 15 students.


To book an excursion, fill in the booking request form. Museum excursions must be booked at least two weeks in advance. When making a booking for several classes at the same time or an extensive programme, we advise making all the necessary arrangements earlier because of the limited amount of space. All guided tours and workshops are given in Dutch. Workshops and guided tours in English can be organised on request.

Terms and conditions for school excursions

Read here the museum rules that apply to groups of schoolchildren and students.