Borders Textile Towerhouse

The Knitwear and Tweed Story

Are you a dedicated follower of fashion and design?
Are you fascinated by mills, machines, and feats of engineering?
Are you interested in textile arts and traditional crafts?

Vivienne Westwood, Chanel, Dior, Christopher Kane are just some of the top designers who have used the outstanding skills of the Scottish Borders textile workers.

Borders Textile Towerhouse tells the stories behind some of the world’s most famous fashions.

Discover the Scottish Borders’ proud industrial past in a lively hands-on exhibition for all ages.

Learn about the people, processes, craft and history behind the clothes we take for granted.

Explore tweed and knitwear’s exciting fashion future, in our ever-changing catwalk display.

Our friendly museum is open all year round, with a lively programme of exhibitions and events for the whole family. Admission is free, and we welcome school and group visits.

With cafes, cinema and beautiful walks right on our doorstep, there’s plenty to see and do in the Heart of Hawick.

We look forward to welcoming you to Borders Textile Towerhouse.