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Museum at The Mill invites visitors of all ages to explore the history and heritage of Mossley Mill. Housed within what was originally the wet spinning floor of the mill, the museum tells the story of Mossley Mill and the people who worked there from the 1800s to the mill's closure in 1996. The museum also features the development of the mill in recent years as a civic and cultural centre and important site for natural heritage. Many features, such as the mill pond, have been preserved and enhanced to support the area's biodiversity. The pond is one of three that used to supply the mill with water. This important wetland habitat is now an urban pondô filled with freshwater wildlife. Through a range of colourful displays including artefacts, images and archival film, you can explore both the past and present of this unique historical site. The museum conveys a real sense of the people who worked in the mill and their stories and histories.

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Opening times:
Monday - Wednesday: 9am-5pm; Thursday: 10am - 9pm; Friday: 10am - 4pm; Saturday: 11am - 4pm

Tel: 02890340129
Address: Mossley Mill, Carnmoney Road, Newtownabbey, BT36 5QA


  • Accessibility
  • Baby Changing
  • Coach Parking/Set Down
  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Induction Loop System
  • Meeting Room
  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Schools Room
  • Toilets