Exhibition October 23, 2021 - December 31, 2022


The Indiennes


Printed Textiles from the 18th Century


The 19th Century and the Industrial Revolution


The 20th Century


Impressions textiles du XXe siècle


New exhibition starting October 23

The doors of the Museum will open on a brand new exhibition from October 23. This exhibition traces the making of fashion, how fabrics became clothes made by tailors and seamstresses, before the making of ready-to-wear clothes. By offering visitors a history of fashion through printed fabrics and their patterns, the museum exhibits pieces that show the permanence of certain designs through the evolution of forms and clothing practices.

Press kit in French

Open every day except Monday & Tuedsay 
From 1pm to 6pm

Days of closure :
January 1, May 1, December 25 and December 26.


Le Musée de l’Impression sur Etoffes

In 1833, a group of textile manufacturers based in and around Mulhouse formed an Industrial Society known as the “Societé Industrielle”. They decided to collectively archive the designs they produced. In order to complement their own personal collections they added designs from other countries, and from earlier times. This collection grew in importance to become what is today the premier collection of printed textiles in the world…


  An Indian odyssey

  From the coast of India to the shores of  Europe

 New course to discover

  from 1st July 2020

With the partnership of :

Services for professionnals

The S.U.D. (Service d’utillisation des documents), was founded in 1833 by  manufacturers from Mulhouse and the surrounding area, in order to document their samples. Over the years the collection has increased, and now boasts over 6 millions samples.