A world-class collection of contemporary and historical dress. The displays include 150 dressed figures to illustrate the changing styles in fashionable clothes from the late 16th century to the present day, chosen from the museum's collection of 30,000 original items.
The galleries have been completely re - displayed in a series of themes including menswear and womenswear, dress for day and dress for evening, as well as alternative fashion and fashion today. There is a special 'Corsets and Crinolines' display where visitors can try on reproduction garments.
A "T" Switch attachment for the audio guide is available to visitors with hearing difficulties. Alternatively, the fashion museum can provide a copy of the audio tour text to read during your visit.
Assembly Room cafe and Fashion Museum gift shop open daily.