Sir Richard Arkwright's
Showpiece Masson Mills 1783

Sir Richard Arkwright’s 1783 Masson Mills at Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, England, are the finest surviving and best preserved example of an Arkwright cotton mill. Working textile museum illustrating Arkwright’s legacy. Conference centre and onsite parking facilities.

Masson Mills Working Textile Museum open weekdays only all year (closed throughout Dec).

Masson Mills Museum is currently open for pre-booked tours only, Monday to Friday between 10am and 4pm.

Pre-booked group prices £7.50 per person, (group minimum 10). Prices include guide and VAT.

For details and bookings please contact us using the Contact Us page.

Please note the Shopping Village is closed.


Sir Richard Arkwright and Masson Mills

Arkwright built his first mill in Nottingham in 1769. At the height of his entrepreneurial power in 1783 he built his showpiece Masson Mills....

Masson Mills Conference Centre

Hold a greener conference at Masson Mills using renewable hydroelectricity produced onsite. Rooms from 20 to 150. Free supervised parking....

Masson Mills Working Textile Museum

Masson Mills house a collection of historic working textile machinery producing yarn and cloth, keeping Arkwright'a legacy alive....