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PRESERVING HALL’S BARTON ROPERY

The Ropewalk Museum pays tribute to the history of the rope making factory, Hall’s Barton Ropery, which opened in 1767 and its workers.

The Ropewalk Museum is part of  The Ropewalk arts centre which is housed in the Grade II listed building which stretches a quarter of a mile along the length of Barton Haven. Now an Accredited Museum it contains displays, artifacts and other memorabilia associated with the history of the factory and its workforce.

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Some of the artefacts on display and in store were rescued when Hall’s Barton Ropery closed for the final time in 1989 while others were donated by former employees and their families.

Opening Times

Open: Mon – Sat 10.00am – 5.00pm
Sundays & Bank Holidays: 10.00am – 4.00pm