Vaemla Wool Factory

HIIUVILLA, Vaemla küla, Hiiumaa vald, Hiiu maakond

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The long white stone building is one of the few Vaemla Manor structures still standing and in use. The building was built in the middle of the 19th century as a hay barn for the manor.
Currently, a family company named Hiiu Vill (Hiiu Wool) operates here. The oldest machines (“wool wolf”, carding machines, a roving machine) have been brought from Poland. Similar ones were operating here in the 1860s. It is assumed that the current ones date back to the 19th century, although the exact dates are unknown. The family members will gladly show you the machinery, although they are meant for doing actual work.

Times and prices

Monday–friday: 09:00 - 18:00
Saturday 10:00 - 18:00
Sunday closed

01.09–15.05

Monday–friday: 09:00 - 18:00
Saturday 10:00 - 16:00
Sunday closed

  • Free of charge

  • Free of charge

Features and amenities
  • WIFI

Getting there
Access
  • Signposted
  • Sealed access road
  • By excursion bus
  • By public transport
  • By car
Stops nearby
Bus: Vaemla
Coordinates
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Reviews
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olaria2019

olaria2019

Nice little mill

Small but interesting wool mill. Went there to pass the time and we where positively surprised. It's free of charge!

Rexonaut

Rexonaut

very old wool processing factory and quality products made with sheep wool

Some 16-17 years ago I visited it. Quality and design of wool products were not good. This time I and my wife both found something to buy. For me, it was also interesting to see wool processing...

JEAN MARC L

JEAN MARC L

Wool products

Quality wool products are available, mitts, socks, sweaters.... No dyes, just mixtures of dark and light wool. One can examine the machinery which takes the raw wool and makes it into threads. Very...

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