La Cite De La Dentelle Et De La Mode De Calais, Calais

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Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
A lace and fashion museum located in an old Boulart factory on the canalside, La Cite De La Dentelle Et De La Mode De Calais contains workshops, a library, and a restaurant. The museum regularly puts on fashion shows. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Calais using our trip planner.
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  • Pretty quiet at the Museum as it was a very windy and wet Sunday in late September with Covid restrictions still in place. I enjoyed seeing the dresses decorated with lace from 1900 onwards in one...  more »
  • On a cold winters day a trip to the Lace Museum seemed a good idea. We were so surprised how well it was set out and how interesting it was. The examples of costumes dating back to Madam de Pompadour....  more »
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  • Very interesting museum though not much translated into English so I should think those without command of the language suffer. Staff will help translate. They do a demo of making lace at particular times in the afternoon. Parking close by. Restaurant on site served good simple food.
  • Not normally my thing but it was really interesting. The demonstration of the machines weaving was very powerful and I enjoyed it albeit it was in French but I got the gist.

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