Installed on the site of the former weaving Craye, specialized since 1900 in the upholstery fabric, the Manufacture des Flandres is a Museum-workshop dedicated to the memory of the Roubaix textile industry and its surroundings.
Here, the noise of the engine, under your eyes, plunges you into the world of textile mills. All the major innovations that have revolutionized the weaving techniques are presented to you.
Learn what are the industrial families who built this empire, how the working condition has evolved over the years, what was the role of immigrant populations in this adventure and how the architecture of an entire city has been transformed.
Discover how this story shared by an entire city continues to be written today still in terms of innovation and textile design.