If you wish to see certain exhibits do check with the museum that they are on display. You may need to book a time to see them if they have been removed to storage as can happen from time to time. Do also check the opening times with the museum.

 

England
Bedfordshire
Stockwood Discovery Centre
London Road,
Luton
LU1 4BH
(01582) 546723 
Relevant collections: late 18th century, early to mid 20th century, traditional basketry from Bedfordshire region Basket and straw collections. Check the web or ring for opening times. map
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Wardown Park Museum
Old Bedford Road
Luton
LU2 7HA
(01582) 546722
Check with the museum for Straw Work Times.
Closed 25 & 26 Dec, 1 Jan Free
map
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email
Berkshire
Frogmore House
Windsor
SL4 1NJ
0207 766 7305
Victorian cane furniture. Check the Web or ring for opening times map
web
Museum of English Rural Life
Redlands Road
Reading
RG1 5EX
(0118) 378 8660
Largest country collection of baskets and displays (ring in advance for entry into stored collection). Check the web or ring for Opening Times. Free map
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email
Buckinghamshire
Milton Keynes Museum
McConnell Drive
Wolverton
Milton Keynes
MK12 5EL
01908 316222
Wide collection of items agriculture, industrial rural domestic life from 1800 to present day.April – Oct
Check the Web or ring for opening times Charge
map
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email
Pitstone Green Museum
Pitstone Green Farm
Vicarage Road
Pitstone
LU7 9EY
(01582) 605464
Local fruit and domestic baskets, including 5′ long x 3′ wide Mentmore flower baskets. Osier bed (memory Charlie Dixon). Straw plaiting samples and information May – Sept,
Check the Web or ring for opening times. Charge
map
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Wycombe Museum
Priory Avenue
High Wycombe
HP13 6PX
01494 421896
Photographs and history, tools, materials. Cane and rush seating
Social History makers and chairs.
Small straw plait/dolly and hat collection Check the Web or ring for opening times. Closed BH Free
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Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Folk Museum
2/3 Castle Street
Cambridge
CB3 0AQ
(01223) 355159
Baskets, tools, canework, eel grigs, straw plaitsCheck the Web or ring for opening times map
web
Farmland Museum and Denny Abbey
Ely Road
Waterbeach
CB5 9PQ
(01223) 860988
Small collection baskets, shop and basketmaker’s shop. Occasional demonstrations and courses with Sandra Barker. (Barbara Maynard’s mouse is on display in the café at weekends) April – Oct
daily 12 – 5
map
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Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery
Priestgate
Peterborough
PE1 1LF
01733 343329
Straw work, baskets and contemporary Tues – Fri 12 – 5
Sat 10 – 5 Sun check times for school holidays and BH
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Cornwall
Lanhydrock,Bodmin,01208 265950
Many examples of baskets and chairseating (including children’s beds) Daily 11 – 5 Closed Monday Charge web
Cumbria
Abbot Hall Art Gallery & Museum
Kendal
LA9 5AL
(01539) 722464
Swill baskets, rush chairs, basketmaking demonstrations 18 Jan – 23 Dec, Mon – Sat  10.30 – 5.00
(Jan – Mar & Nov – Dec
10.30 – 4)
Ring to check.
map
web
Devon
Royal Albert Memorial Museum,
World Cultures Galleries,Queen Street,ExeterEX4 3RX www.exeter.gov.uk/ramm
A number of baskets and basketry items within an excellent world display Daily (Except Sundays and bank holidays)10 – 5 Free map
web
Dorset
Romano-British Farmstead
Upton Country Park
Poole
(01202) 633514
Reconstruction Britain’s first farm building. Woven structures Ring for opening times map
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Scaplen’s Court Museum
High Street
Poole
BH15 1DA
(01202) 262600/633558
Fishing industry and a few domestic items August Mon – Sat 10 – 5
Sun 12 – 5
Sept – July public access thro’ activity programme Free
map
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email
Poole Museum
4 High Street
Poole
BH15 1BW
(01202) 262600
April – Oct: Mon – Sat 10-5, Sun 12 – 5 Nov – March: Tues – Sat 10-4 Sun 12 – 4. (Closed Monday) Free map
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email
East Sussex
East Preston Manor
Preston Drove
Brighton
BN1 6SD
(0)3000 290900
Caned seats & straw-work boxes.April – Sept
Tues – Fri 10 – 5 Sun 2 – 5 Closed 1st Oct – 31st March Charge
map
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email
Hastings Fishermen’s Museum
Seafront, Rock-a-more Road,
Hastings.
01424 461446
A small collection of fishing items housed in the former fishermen’s church.April – Oct 10-5 daily Nov – Mar 11-4 daily Free (donations) email
Essex
Epping Forest District Museum
39/41 Sun Street
Waltham Abbey
EN9 1EL
(01992) 716882
Small collection of baskets. Also small ethnographic collection to view by appointment. Fri & Mon 2 – 5
Tues 12 – 5
Sat: 10 – 5
Sun: 2 – 5 (May – Sept) Free
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email
Saffron Walden Museum
Museum Street
Saffron Walden
CB10 1JL
(01799) 510333
Ethnography collections March – Oct
Mon – Sat 10 – 5
Sun + BH 2 – 5
Nov – Feb
Mon – Sat 10 – 4.30
Sun 2 – 4.30
Closed 24, 25 Dec Charge
map
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email
Gloucestershire
Gloucester Folk Museum
99 -103 Westgate Street
Gloucester
GL1 2PG
(01452) 396467
River fishing baskets, occasional demonstrations.Tues – Sat 10 – 5 All yearCharge map
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email
Hampshire
Chilcombe House
Chilcombe Lane
Winchester
SO23 8RD
(01962) 846304
Straw bonnets.
Miniature containers in straw. Woven bustle 9-5 Weekdays Weekends by appointment
map
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email
Whitchurch Silk Mill
29 Winchester Street
Whitchurch
RG28 7AL
(01256) 892065
Woven containersTues – Sun +BH Mon
10.30 – 5
last admissions 4.30
(not 24 Dec – 2 Jan)Charge
map
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email
Kent
Museum of Kent Life
Cobtree, Lock Lane
Sandling
Maidstone
ME14 3AU
(01622) 763936
Fruit gathering baskets, bee skeps and oak spale baskets Mid-Feb – early Nov
Daily 10 – 5.00 Charge
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email
Powell Cotton CollectionQuex Park
Birchington
CT7 0BH
(01842) 842168
African collection.
Baskets and textiles16 Mar – 30 Oct 08
Sun – Thurs 11-5,
Nov – Mar Sun only 1-3.30 Charge
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email
Kingston upon Hull
Maritime Museum
Queen Victoria Square
Hull
HU1 3DX
(01482) 613902
Fishing baskets Mon – Sat 10 – 5
Sun 1. 30 – 4.30 Free
map
web
Lincolnshire
Church Farm Museum
Church Road South
Skegness
PE25 2HF
(01754) 766658
Open air museum. Reconstruction building, regular demonstrations by blind basketmaker, Cyril Wakefield.Tues – Sun: 10 – 4 (except bank holidays)Charge (donation) map
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email
Museum of Lincolnshire Life
The Old Barracks
Burton Road
Lincoln
LN1 3LY
(01522) 782040
Basket-making, display and whissender willow bed. Collection of willow baskets and small quantity of cane, rush and straw work.April – Sept daily 10 – 4
Oct – April Mon – Sat 10 – 4
Closed Good Fri, 24-27 Dec, Jan 1Free
map
web
London
Geffrye Museum
Kingsland Road
E2 8EA
(020) 7739 9893
Small collection cane/rush chairs.Tues – Sat 10 – 5
Sun & BH Mon 12 – 5 Free
map
web
email
Horniman Museum
London Road
Forest Hill
SE23 3PQ
(020) 8699 1872
North American baskets.
Asian baskets.daily 10.30 – 5.30 Free
map
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email
Museum of London
London Wall
EC2Y 5HN
(020) 7600 3699
Straw work embroideries. Princess Margaret’s 21st Birthday gown (Christian Dior) also Jenny Lind’s dress Mon – Sat 10 – 5.50
Sun 12 – 5.50 Free
map
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email
Petrie Museum of Egyptian
Archaeology
University College London
Malet Place
WC1E 6BT
(020) 7679 2884
Thrilling collection of Egyptian basketsTues – Fri 1 – 5
Sat 10 – 1
Closed Easter and Christmas Free
map
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email
The British Museum
Great Russell Street
WC1B 3DG
(020) 7323 8000
Good basketry collection on view in N.American (Chase Manhattan) GallerySat – Wed 10 – 5.30
Thurs, Fri 10 – 8.30
Check BH
Ring for appointment to view objects not on display. Free
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email
Victoria & Albert Museum
Cromwell Road
South Kensington
SW7 2RL
(0207) 942 2000
Large collection straw embroideries (in different galleries) plus items in Textile galleries Daily 10 – 5.45
Wed 10 – 10 Free
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email
William Morris Gallery
Lloyd Park
Forest Road
E17 4PP
(020) 8527 3782
Rush-seated ‘Sussex’ and other chairs by Morris and Co (1860s), also rush chairs by Ernest Gimson
(1890s /1900s) Wednesday- Sunday, 10am-5pm Group and school bookings welcome Tuesdays, 10am-5pm Free
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email
Norfolk
Bridewell Museum
Bridewell Alley
Norwich
NR2 1AQ
(01603) 629127
Very few items includes price list, G S Loveday & Co, Norwich Rush Basket Manufacturing (1900 – 1910). Cane seating tools.Feb-Oct Mon-Sat 10-5 Free map
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Elizabethan House Museum
4 South Quay
Great Yarmouth
NR30 2QH
(01493) 855746
Baskets, photos, paintings relating fishing industry. ‘crans and swills’, wickerwork model for proposed unsinkable lifeboat (19th century)1 April – 31 October
Mon – Fri 10 – 5
Sat & Sun 1.15 – 5 Charge
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email
Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse Gressenhall
Dereham
NR20 4DR
(01362) 860563
Good basket collection plus tools and reconstructed basket makers workshop. Stored collection also available to view by appointment. Open Easter – Oct.
Phone for days and times open Charge
map
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email
Straw Museum/Colby Conifer Cottage
Buck Brigg
Hanworth
NR11 7HH
01263 761615
Unique centre Strawwork, Dollies, Marquetry, Lace worldwide Easter-end Oct. Wed & Sat 11.00 – 4.00
Free (donations if wished)
map
web
Time and Tide Museum of Gt Yarmouth Life
Victorian Herring Curing Works
Blackfriars Rd
Great Yarmouth
NR30 3BX
01493 743930
Fishing Industry baskets & small area devoted to Stanley Bird, Yarmouth Basketmaker Summer 10-5 Winter 10-4 (1 Nov-30 Mar) Sat/Sun 12-4
closed 20-26 Dec, 1 Jan Charge
map
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email
Oxfordshire
Banbury Museum
Spiceball Park Road
Banbury
OX16 2PQ
(01295) 259855
Wooden splint bottle baskets. Basket for Banbury cakes. Canalside Museum April – Sept  Mon – Sat 10 – 5
Oct – Mar
Tues – Sat 10 – 4.30 Free
map
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email
Cogges Manor Farm Museum
Church Lane
Cogges
Witney
OX8 6LA
(01993) 722602
Small collection basketry related crafts.April – Oct
Tues – Fri & B H Mon
10.30 – 5.30
Sat & Sun 12 – 5.30 Charge
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email
The Oxfordshire Museum
Park Street,
Woodstock.
OX20 1SN
01993 811456
Exhibition of local basketry Tues – Sat: 10-5 Sun: 2-5 Bank Holidays: 1-5 Free web
Pitt Rivers Museum
South Parks Road,
Oxford
OX1 3PP
(01865) 270927
Extensive collection of baskets and basketwork from all parts of the world. Torches may be borrowed Mon 12-4.30, Tues-Sun 10-4.30
Please check Christmas and Easter opening with the museum Free
map
web
email
Somerset
Johns Museum of Interesting Junk
Hambridge
(up road from Cane Workshop)
(between Ilminster and Langport)
Email johnthebasketcase@yahoo.co.uk
Vast collection of chairs, basketwork and woven items Open by appointment,
call John Excell
map
Somerset Rural Life Museum
Abbey Farm
Chilkwell Street
Glastonbury
BA6 8DB
Tel (01458) 831197
Rural industries gallery; demonstrations and workshops. Cane and rush work Lorraine Houlden. Basketmaking Roy Youdale. April – Oct: Tues – Fri 10 – 5
Sat – Sun 2 – 6
Nov – March Tues – Sat 10 – 3
Also BH Charge
map
web
The American Museum in Britain
Claverton Manor
Bath
BA2 7BD
01225 469160
Chairs (lots of rush examples) Baskets (mostly North American Indian)Mar – Oct 2-5
Ring for opening times.Charge
map
web
email
Willow and Wetlands Visitor Centre
P.H. Coate & Son Ltd.
Meare Green Road
Meare Green
Taunton
TA3 6HY
01823 490249
Unique basket museum and exhibition (Levels and Moors) set within a family willow grower and basketmaking centre. Rare collection of baskets from 1850 to present.Audio-visual presentation, walks, shop, tea room.Mon – Sat 9.30-5Free map
web
Suffolk
Museum of East Anglian Life
Stowmarket
IP14 1DL
(01449) 612229
Complete basketmakers workshop April – Oct
Mon – Sat 10 – 5
Sunday 11 – 5
Nov – Mar
partial opening of displays Mon – Fri 10 – 3 Charge
map
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email
Museum of Knots and Sailors Ropework
501 Wherstead Rd
Ipswich
IP2 8LL
01473 690090
Collection of Knots and Netting, Rope Tools old and new. Fenders. Ref Library
Des and Liz Pawson Ring for opening times Free
map
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email
The Ipswich Museum
High St
Ipswich
IP1 4QH
01473 433551
Cane Furniture, 26 items of Basketry and exhibits of interestTues-Sat 10-5Closed 24-27 Dec; 1st Jan map
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Surrey
Museum of Plants + Man (Economic Botany)
Royal Botanic Gardens
Kew
Richmond
0208 332 5706
A wide selection of baskets in the reserve collection they are catalogued under their plant family.Open daily
Summer 9.30 – 5.30
Winter 9.30 – 3.45 Charge
map
web
Rural Life Centre
Reeds Road
Tilford
Farnham
GU10 2DL
(01252) 795571
Small collection of baskets and chairseating in all materialsApril – Oct
Wed – Sun and BH
11 – 6
Winter Wed and Sun 11 – 4 Charge
map
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email
Warwickshire
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
The Shakespeare Centre
Henley Street
Stratford upon Avon
CV37 6QW
(01789) 204016
Variety of chairs rush/cane/lipwork.
Domestic baskets and
household items in willow, raffia and straw.Summer: 10-5 daily. Winter 10-4.30 daily Charge
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West Yorkshire
Bankfield Museum
Akroyd Park
Boothtown Road
Halifax
HX3 6HG
(01422) 354823
World-wide basketry from ancient Peruvian spindle basket to large Kowyak Waga hill tribe carrying basket. Also work by David Drew, Lois Walpole and Dail Behennah. Tues – Sat & BH Mon 10 – 5
Sun 2 – 5
Reserve collection by appointment. Contact Art Galleries Officer Free
map
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email
Tolson Memorial Museum
Ravensknowle Park
Wakefield Road
Huddersfield
HD5 8DJ
(01484) 223830
Local history + textiles, skips + woven materials Mon – Fri 11 – 5
Sat & Sun 12 – 5 Free
map
web
Wiltshire
Wilton House
Wilton
Salisbury
SP2 0BJ
(01722) 746720
Caned carriage sides Apr-Oct 10.30 – 5.30 daily
last admissions 4.30 Charge
map
web
email
Wirral
Lady Lever Art Gallery
Port Sunlight Village
Bebington
CH62 5EQ
(0151) 478 4136
Straw work Mon – Sat 10 – 5
Sunday 12 – 5 Free
map
web
Worcestershire
Bewdley Museum
The Shambles
Load Street
Bewdley
DY12 2EA
(01299) 403573
Basketmaking displays April – Oct
Ring for opening times Charge
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email
York
York Castle Museum
Castle Area
The Eye of York
YO1 9RY
(01904) 653611
Bee skeps and chairseating – Reserve collection baskets. Various kinds of luggage and straw work Open 9.30 – 5
Opens at 10 on Fridays in school holidays
Closed 25&26 Dec & Jan 1 Charge
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IOM
Isle of Man
Manx Museum
Manx National Heritage
Douglas
IM1 3LY
(01624) 648000
Manx life. Limited collection, creels and straw work.Mon – Sat 10 – 5
Open all year Free
map
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email
Northern Ireland
County Down
Ulster Folk and Transport Museum
153, Bangor Road,
Cultra,
Holywood.
BT18 0EU
Large collection of baskets, some in storage. Contact for viewing. Charge Oct-Feb: Tuesday to Friday 10.00 to 16.00 Saturday and Sunday 11.00 to 16.00 Monday closed (except for Bank holidays)Mar-Sept: Tuesday to Sunday 10.00 to 17.00 Monday closed (except for Bank holidays) map
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Scotland
Edinburgh
Royal Museum of Scotland
Chambers Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1JF
(0131) 2257534
Small collection of woven items in Early people Gallery and St. Kilda’s 1800 area.Mon-Sat 10-5 (Tues until 8pm), Sun 12-5, see website for holiday times Free map
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email
Fife
Scottish Fisheries Museum
St Ayles
Harbourhead
Anstruther
KY10 3AB
(01333) 310628
Orkney chairs. Lots of baskets related to fishing industry.Apr – Sept
weekdays 10 – 5.30, Sun 11 – 5
Oct – Mar weekdays
10 – 4.30, Sun 12 – 4.30 Charge
map
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email
Wales
Cardiff
Museum of Welsh Life
St Fagans
Cardiff
CF5 6XB
(02920) 573500
Variety of woven structures and items daily 10 – 5 Free map
web
email
Channel Islands
Guernsey
Guernsey Folk Museum
Saumarez Park
Castel
CY5 7UJ
(01481) 255384
Traditional domestic + agricultural basketry end of Mar – end Oct
daily 10 – 5 Charge
map
web
email
Museums outside the UK
click map, web or email for more info
Australia
Adelaide South Australian Museum
North Terrace,
South Australia 5067
Tel:651882077500
Aboriginal, Oceanic and SE Asia collection.Open daily 10 – 5 Free map
web
Austria
Austrian Museum of Applied Arts (MAK)
Stubenring 5
1010 Wien
(+43-1) 711 36-0 
Two galleries. Thonet and various caned chairs from many periods Tue 10 a.m.–10 p.m.
Wed–Sun 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Mon closed
Free Admission on
Tuesdays 6–10 p.m. Charge
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email
Imperial Furniture Collection (Hofmobiliendepot)
Andreasgasse 7
1070 Wien
+43-1-524 33 57
Caned chairs in Kaisers Furniture Collection Tuesday-Sunday 10am-6pm Mondays closed Charge map
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email
Belgium
De Wissen Maas-center
Maas Park Wegenord V2W
3650 Dilsen – Stokken
(01) 1755016 
Modern museum devoted to the former willow industry. Complete record of basketmaking from the area.Ring for times map
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email
Canada
Royal British Columbia Museum
675 Belleville Street
Victoria
B.C.
V8W 9W2
+1 250 356 7226
National basket collection, cordage and textiles See website for times map
web
email
Museum of Anthropology c/o University of British Columbia
6393 Marine Drive
NW Vancouver
British Columbia V6T 1Z2
+1 (602) 8225087  info@moa.ubc.ca 
Mixed collection Open Daily 10 – 5 Charge map
web
Finland
National Museum of Finland
Mannerhemintie 34
Helsinki
+358 94050 9552
Museum of Finnish Life, Prehistoric – Present times
Collection of Birch Bark/Pine Root containers/horns, fish traps, nets.ChargeTues-Wed 11-20.00 Thurs-Sun 11-18.00 Closed Mon
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email
The Craft Museum of Finland
Kauppakatu 25, Jyväskylä
+358 (0)814 26247 370 
Tues-Sun: 11 am – 6 pm
exceptions during holidays
map
web 
Luostarinmäki Handicrafts Museum
Vartiovuorenkatu 2 Turku 20700
Phone: (02) 262 0350
Luostarinmäki is a whole museum village dating from the 1700s and 1800s.See website for opening times map
web
France
Le Musée d’Orsay
62, rue de Lille
75343 Paris
75343
+33 (0)1 40 49 48 14
Permanent display of cane chairs on two floors of rear stairwellsTues, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun 9.30-6, Thurs 9.30-9.45pm, closed Mons, Jan 1, May 1, Dec 25Charge map
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Le Musée de l’Homme
Palais de Chaillot
17 Place du Trocadèro
75116 Paris
(+33) 01 44 05 72 72
Worldwide ethnographic Coll. including Mali & Ethiopian basketsWeekdays 9.45-5.15, weekends 10-6.30, closed Tues, Bank Hols map
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Le Musée de la Vannerie
La Glaneuse
Avenue Philippe de Girard
84160 Cadenet
(+33) 24 90 68 24 44
Big display of tools and baskets old and new (600+ objects) Apr-Oct 10-12, 2.30-6.30, closed Tue, Wed AM, Sun AM map
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Le Musée de la Vie Rurale et Forestière
Site Abbatial,
Rue de Chamiteau 02830
Saint-Michel (Close to the Belgian border)
Fine willow skein work April-Oct: Weekdays 2 – 6 Sat-Sun: 2.30 – 6.30 Charge map
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Le Musée de l’osier et de la Vannerie
7, Place de La Mairie 37190
Villaines-les-Rochers
+33 247452319
Basketwork past and present Tuesday – Sunday: 2 – 6 Closed Mondays Charge map
web
Germany
Deutsches Korbmuseum
Bismarck Strasse
96247 Michelau i.OFr
09571 83548
Extensive display of baskets and demonstrationsApril – Oct (not Mon)
9 -12, 1 – 4.30Charge
map
web
email
Museum der Stadt Boppard
Burgstrasse
Electors Castle of Treves
56154 Boppard
+49 (0) 6742-103-69
Michael Thonet Birthplace
Exhibition of Caned Bentwood chairs. Examples 1845-1900Apr-Oct: Tues-Sun 10-12, 2-5Charge
map
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Pinakothek der Moderne
Kunstareal München
Barer Strasse 40
80333 München
(+49) 089 23805-360
Thonet Chairs in basementDaily except Mon 10-5. Thurs, Fri 10-8. Closed Mons, Shrove Tues, 1st May, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve. See website for detailsCharge map
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Vitra Design Museum
Charles-Eames-Str. 1
79576 Weil am Rhein
+49 (0)7621 702 3200
Good display of chairs Tues-Sun, holidays: 11-6
Closed Mon, December 24/25/31 Charge
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email
Korbmacher-Museum Dalhausen
Lange Reihe 23,
7688 Beverungen
05645/1823
see website for details Charge 1.00 € map
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Ethnologishches Museum
Arnimallee 2714195
Berlin
030 83 01 43 8 
Extensive collection of baskets from N. America, S. Asia and Polynesia. Exceptional collection of Californian Pomo basketsTues-Fri: 10 – 6 Sat-Sun: 11 – 6 Closed Mondays Charge map
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Hungary
Ethnographic Museum of Hungary
1055 Budapest,
Kossuth Lajos tér
1236 1 473 2400
National museum. Variety of collections. Weekend tours Tue – Sun: 10 – 6 Charge map
web 
Ireland
National Museum of Ireland Country Life,
Turlough Park,
Castlebar,
Co. Mayo
+353 1 6777444 
Home to the national collections of objects representing the traditional way of life in Ireland since 1850.Tue – Sat: 10 – 5 Sunday 2 – 5 Free map
web
Italy
Centro Etnografico della Civilt? Palustre
Centro Ethnografico della Civilt? Palustre
Larco tre Glunchi
Castelia Postalle 31
Villanova di Bagnacavallo
(+39) 0545-491491
Fantastic rushwork center
Contact: Maria Rosa Bagnari Ring for times
map
web
email
Netherlands
Nationaal Vlechtmuseum
Mandehof 7
8391 BG Noordwolde
(+34) 0561-431885
National Wickerwork Museum, Basketmaking History tours, exhibitions, courses, chairs, hatsTues-Sat 11-5. Sun 1-5. closed Easter Sun, Whit Sun, 25 Dec, 1 Jan Charge map
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email
Tapijt Museum
Klaas Benninkstraat 2a
8281 ZX Genemuiden
038 3855923
History of rush carpets April – mid October
Sat 1.30 – 4-.30
July – Aug Tues / Thurs / Sat
map
web
Portugal
Parque da Mina
Parques Tematicos Lda
CC1 171 – Vale de Boi
Caldas de Monchique
8550-391
282911622 
An ancestral 18th century furnished home set in a country theme park. The house is full of many baskets, chairs and items from the period. At least 40 baskets in the cellar.Oct-Mar: 10 – 5 April – Sept: 10 – 7 Charge map
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Museo Municipal
Dr. José Formosinho,
Rua General Alberto da Silveira s/n,
8600-594 Lagos
+351 282762301 
Small museum of rural artefacts, attached to St. Anthony’s cathedral. Fascinating collection of natural materials and forms. Interesting chair seating.Tues-Sun 9.30 – 5 Closed Monday map
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Spain
Museo do Pobo Galego
San Domingos de Bonaval
15703 Santiago de Compostela
(+34) 981-583620
A lovely folk museum with a collection of baskets and old photos of basketmakersTues-Sat 10-2, 4-8. Sun/festivals 11-2. Closed Mondays and 25 Dec-1 Jan map
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Switzerland
Straw Museum in the Park
Bünzstrasse 5
5610 Wohlen AG
Tel. +41 (0)56 622 60 26 Tel +41 (0) 56 622 60 26
strohmuseum@wohlen.chstrohmuseum@wohlen.ch
Fascinating collection of straw ornaments and hats Ring for times Charge map
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Basket Museum
Korbflechterin
Neufeldstrasse 6
CH-3604 Thun
+41 33 336 3268
Storeroom in Workshop converted to museum. Wide variety of baskets. Shop/Workshop/Courses Call map
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mail
Schweizerisches Freilichtmuseum
Swiss Open-Air Museum
Museumsstrasse 131,3858
Hofstetten bei Brienz,
Ballemberg +41 33 952 10 30
Basketmaker’s cottage and willow plot.Daily 9 – 5 Charge web 
USA
American Museum of Straw Art
2324 Snowden Avenue
Long Beach
90815
(+1) 562 431 3540
Museum opened in 1984 The World’s foremost collection of Cultural and Folk Arts in Straw map
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Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum 49, Union Street, Nantucket, Massachussetts 001 508 2281177
Museum dedicated to preserving Nantucket’s rich history of basket making, supporting scholarship of this art form, and encouraging and mentoring new generations of lightship basket makers.April 25 – May 25 – Thursday, Friday and Saturday
May 28 – October 12 – Tuesday – Saturday
10.00 – 4.30 Charge
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National Museum of the American Indian Alexander Hamilton US Custom House I, Bowling Green, New York (212) 514-3700 
Large collection from every walk of American Indian crafts.Daily : 10 – 5 Wednesday:: 10 – 8 Free web
Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000, 5th Avenue, (at 82nd Street) New York 10028+1 212-535-7710 
Collection of chairs and woven furniture in the mezzanine.Sun-Thurs: 10 – 5.30 Fri-Sat: 10 – 9 Charge web