Address Verdant Works, West Henderson’s Wynd, Dundee DD1 3BP, Scotland, UK
Telephone: 01382 309060 Fax: 01382 225891
Take a step back into a Time Capsule of yester-year and discover how the people of Dundee lived, worked and played over 100 years ago. One of the main industries in Dundee was the manufacture of jute, an industry which was dominated by women. These hardy souls went out to work in some of the worst conditions possible and left their husbands at home to look after the children.
Absorb the sights, sounds and smells; sense the earth tremble as the original machines roar into life. Hear the workers’ tales as they confide their secrets and tell you of their hopes and dreams. With a stunning range of displays including film shows, multimedia computers and hands-on interactives, it’s a great fun day out for all the family.
For an experience you will never forget visit Verdant Works – it’s “Simply the best”. Verdant Works weaves the tale of jute with the life and work of old Dundee, from the incredible rise of the industry to its subsequent decline. It’s a story that transports you back over 100 years when jute was king and Dundee was its realm.
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