For more than a century, Spinderihallerne, an old cotton mill from 1896, was the industrial backbone of the city’s working-class neighbourhood, Vestbyen. In those days, Vejle was the nation’s principal mill town, known as “Denmark’s Manchester”– a pioneer within the cotton industry, which once employed 25 percent of the city's industrial workforce.

The newly restored industrial complex is also home to some of the city’s new micro-industries and creative studios.

In 2013, the city’s new heritage museum, the Vejle Museums - Kulturmuseet Spinderihallerne, opened its doors at the old cotton mill. New interactive exhibitions relates the amazing story of how Vejle was transformed from a sleepy provincial town into a thriving industrial city.

Opening hours
01/01/2016 - 31/12/2016 Monday - Friday08:00 - 17:00
01/01/2016 - 31/12/2016 Saturday, Sunday10:00 - 17:00

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Spinderigade 11E
7100 Vejle


  • City / Area

    • Vejle
  • Classification

    • Accessibility – Easy access
  • Season

    • open all year round
  • Special

    • architecture

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  • Coordinates

    Longitude : 9.5302530000
    Latitude : 55.713767999