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COVID-19 UPDATE: Textile Center is open by appointment! Book your appointment here

Planning Your Visit

Textile Center is free and open to the public. Situated near the confluence of the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Textile Center is located in the Prospect Park neighborhood across the street from the Prospect Park Station of the METRO Green Line light rail.


Getting Here & Parking

Parking is available in the lot directly behind our building (entrance at Arthur Ave and Sidney Place), and the lot at 3018 University Ave SE, just two doors east of Textile Center. Look for the green signs!

Three bicycle racks are situated to the west side of the building. Textile Center is located near a University Ave Nice Ride station. For more information on rental, visit niceridemn.org.

Directions by BusDirections by Light Rail (Prospect Park Station)


Weavers Guild of MN is also located within Textile Center.

For a more in-depth experience, book a Tour and/or a Group Make-and-Take Experience for adults, or a field trip for kids.

Textile Center is a handicapped accessible facility.  You will find designated handicapped spots in our parking lot.  Audio assistance devices are available upon request in our auditorium for meetings and events.  Learn more about the audio assistance equipment.

Textile Center is closed on Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day.

In the Neighborhood

For our out of town guests, we have lodging and accommodations available right down the street, and the Minneapolis/Saint Paul International Airport just a 15-20 minute drive away, or at the Prospect Park light rail stop (no car necessary)!
Our official hotel sponsor, the new Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton is just one block from Textile Center at 2812 University Ave SE, and offers a preferred nightly rate of 10% off the room rate for Textile Center patrons (any room). This rate includes wifi, free hot breakfast, nightly parking, fitness center, and shuttle to and from Textile Center. To receive this rate, please call the hotel’s front desk directly at 612-259-8797, and ask for the Textile Center rate. (Instructions from hotel: when calling, don’t press 1 for reservations. Allow your call to be transferred to front desk. Let the attendant know you are calling for the Textile Center rate.)