Basic programme:
(for groups with appropriate booking)

During the two-hour, diverse guided tour around Haus der Seidenkultur, you will learn how silk thread is turned into a priest’s vestment. You can experience the atmosphere of an authentic weaving hall containing wooden Jacquard hand-looms which were used for production from 1868 to 1992.

Today the industrial monument is run as a museum where former textile craftsmanship is demonstrated and exciting stories are told about Krefeld, the town like silk and velvet, a town which once boasted of being the richest in the Prussian territories.

Price: 9.00 € p.P. entrance (101212) and guided tour (101402)
Duration: 120 min.

For group of max. 15 persons 120.00 € (101606)
Each additional person 9.00 €.

Other programme options:

These are developed individually according to your requirements.
Here are some examples:

Niederrheinische Kaffeetafel
An original Niederrheinische Kaffeetafel in the museum after the tour. It consists of several types of bread, cold meats from a farm in the Lower Rhine area, a selection of cheeses, tray-bake cake, coffee and, of course, the typical sugar-beet syrup.
Price: 14.50 € p.P (103206) There is a surcharge of 10.00 € if there are less than 10 persons in the group.

City walk 
or city tour on silk routes
The authentic squares, historical buildings, the past, present and future of the textile town. Discover that Bauhaus architect Mies von der Rohe built most of his imposing buildings in Krefeld and enjoy many green parks and wooded areas, which were formerly donated by the "silk barons".

The splendid city residence of the Leyen family lies on ther "Silk Route". The illustrious "Weavers’ Quarter" completes the programme.

A visit to the city church of St. Dionysius with guided tour and organ music or a visit to the Duerier's "Dujardin" wine-making factory can be included. We would be happy to organise a trip to the Stadtwald with a view over the lake to the “Deuß Temple” and the art nouveau Stadtwaldhaus with its large mosaic.

Price: City walk: 65.00 € (102212) Price: City tour: 65.00 € in your own coach (102202)
Duration: 90 min.

Price for coach provided by HdS: approx. 185.00 € to approx. 260.00 € depending on number of persons.

It is possible to extend the trip to include several intermediate stops according to your requirements. Price upon request.
Individual group guide - Price: € 80.00 (101632) for a maximum of 4 hours

Gastronomic options:
We have a variety of gastronomic options which can be arranged for your visit:
Typical dishes from the Lower Rhine area and beer brewed in Krefeld served in a nostalgic brewery which has witty sayings and drawings by the silk weavers on the walls.
On the “Short Silk Route” there is a café serving traditionally baked cakes and tarts.
We would be happy to organize dinner or buffet meal in a restaurant with an industrial backdrop.

And what else:
Would you like to explore the silk and velvet town by bike or the historic tram, the "Blue Enzian", dating from the time of Kaiser Wilhelm,? Haus der Seidenkultur will organize an unforgettable Krefeld-day tailored to your individual requirements.

We would be happy to advise you!

HAUS DER SEIDENKULTUR
Luisenstraße 15
47799 Krefeld
Telephone: 02151 – 510812
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Discover Krefeld with Haus der Seidenkultur

A "Krefeld Day" could look like this:


10:00 - 12:00 hours
Guided tour of Haus der Seidenkultur
12:00 - 12:20 hours
walk along the "Short Silk Route" passed "Meister Ponzelar"
12:20 - 14:00 hours
 

Lunch in a brewery restaurant serving typical food from the Lower Rhine area and beer brewed in Krefeld. Each guest receives a “silk soup" free of charge.
14.00 - 15:30 hours
 

City Tour "On silk routes".
 Experience the past, present and future of the textile town Alternative: City walk "On Silk Routes"

15:30 - 16:00 hours
 

Visit to the parish church of St. Dionysius with guided tour and organ music
16:00 - 17:00 hours
 

A walk along Krefeld's Hochstraße, passed the “Doll Fountain” and the former Silk Exchange (Hansahaus), ending at a café serving traditionally baked cakes and tarts.
Brewery Restaurant:
Fresh, tasty dishes cost between € 8.00 and € 18.00.
Each guest receives a “silk soup” free of charge. Payment individually.
The current menu will be sent to you one week prior to your arrival by e-mail.
 

Conference Option at Haus der Seidenkultur

Below is an example:
 

First day
11:00 hours: Arrival of the participants
Hearty soup served with bread:
Price: 9.50 € - 13.00 € p.P.
 

12:30 hours: Start of the conference
In our media and conference room, you can have beamer, Blu-Ray, microphone and WLAN (guest access).
 Price: 40.00 € per day (108202)
 

For use of the media room including cleaning
 Price: 60.00 € per day (108204)
 

for media room incl. technical equipment and cleaning
Price: 25.00 € per hour (108206) for waiter/waitress
 

15:30 hours: coffee break,
various cold drinks in 0.25 l bottles or a cup of coffee
Price: 1.50 € (7312xx) per drink
Price: 2.00 € per savoury half roll (711202)
 

Alternatively:
Work break with coffee and tray-bake cake
Price: 8.00 € p.P. (103206)
Alternative: Weaver’s snack with rolls, cold meats, coffee or tea
Price: 10.00 € p.P. (103202)
17:30 hours
 

Guided tour around Haus der Seidenkultur
Price: 9.00 € p.P. (101212 + 101402)
 

19:00 hours
Walk along the "Short Silk Route" passed "Meister Ponzelar"
Price: 15.00 € (102214)
 

19:15 hours
Typical dishes from the Lower Rhine area and beer brewed in Krefeld served in a nostalgic brewery which has witty sayings and drawings by the silk weavers on the walls.
Prices according to menu between 8.00 € and 18.00 €
Each guest receives a “silk soup” free of charge.
 

Second Day
09: 00 - 14:00 hours.
Continuation of the meeting
 

12:00 hou: Break with snacks or finger food
Price: upon request
 

When organising catering HdS is flexible and can provide sandwiches; finger food, coffee and cake or a multi-course menu according to your requirements.
We would be happy to advise you!
 

HAUS DER SEIDENKULTUR
Luisenstraße 1547799 Krefeld
Phone: 02151 – 510812
E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.