Verdant Works

The Mill lads
Verdant Works
Victorian Children


History comes to life

Verdant Works is a hands-on experience for everyone. Multimedia technology lets you touch the lives of the Mill workers. Interactive displays demonstrate how jute fibre was grown and how it is woven. It's a unique journey that brings the past alive. Find out more More >

The jute capital of the world

In the 19th century Dundee's spinning and weaving traditions made it a natural centre for the manufacture of jute products. The local whaling fleet supplied the oil essential for softening the raw material. The streets of the city provided a ready workforce - skilled, experienced and cheap. Verdant Works follows the journey of jute, from the fields of the Indian sub-continent to the mills of Dundee, and then on to the four corners of the world.
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