Museums of Mayo - museums to visit in County Mayo

Modern Fringing Machine

Foxford Woollen Mills, County Mayo

Fringing Machine

This machine twists the warp threads into tassles on the Foxford Rugs (blankets).

This work was done by hand up until 1978 when the first fringing machine was installed.

This is part of the working Foxford Mill

Opening Times

May - October

  • Mon - Sat 10am to 6pm
  • Sunday 12pm to 6pm

November - April

  • Mon - Sat 10am to 6pm
  • Sunday 2pm to 6pm

Last Tour commences 5.30pm

Advanced booking is required for Groups

Should you find that our opening hours do not suit a particular itinerary a quick phone call to us will organise a time more convenient for you.

Foxford Woollen Mills
| Tour | Mother Agnes |

Items of interest to be viewed at the Foxford Woollen Mills
| Blanket Mangle c1925 | Products | Rugs | Patterned Lambswool Scarves | Plain Lambswool Scarves | Mohair Shawl | Fringing Machine | Menswear | Neckties | Old Photograph | Raising Machine 1898 | Historical Mill Tour | Meeting in Foxford Courthouse 1890 | Sulphuric Acid Jar c1920 | The Yarn Store | Weaving Machine | Wool Fabric |

Foxford Woollen Mills Visitor Centre
Foxford
County Mayo
Ireland

Tel: + 353 (0) 94 925 6104
Fax: + 353 (0) 94 925 6794 Restaurant: + 353 (0) 94 925 7280
Email: info@foxfordwoollenmills.ie