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Kilburn, York, North Yorkshire YO61 4AH

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From a single acorn to a finished piece of beautifully hand crafted oak furniture. One man’s work from start to finish. A simple ethos established by Robert Thompson – The Mouseman of Kilburn.

In perfect reflection of this, the new Mouseman Visitor Centre will take you on an amazing journey through the life and times of the Mouseman from humble beginnings to furniture legend. Visitors to the centre can pass through rooms set in the 1930s that are full of Robert Thompson’s own personal furniture made with his own hands and signed with early examples of the carved mouse symbol. Learn all about the Mouseman of Kilburn from our audio-visual display then browse our Gift shop where you can purchase any of the handcrafted items that we sell today.

 

Find out about the Kilburn White Horse, Yorkshire's one and only hill carving.

 

 

Mousey Thompson- the Craftsman of Kilburn

A film made by Betty and Cyril Ramsden

 

For a glimpse at the past take a look at this historical mouseman footage by the Ramdens in the Yorkshire Film Archive. click on the picture below.

 

CORONAVIRUS New Office Opening Hours

Please note that due to the coronavirus pandemic our visitor centre, t-café, and viewing gallery will remain closed throughout 2021.

During periods of lockdown our showroom will be closed to all visitors.

Telephone orders and enquiries can be made by calling 01347 869100 Monday - Friday 9am - 3.45pm.

Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused by the temporary closure of the Mouseman visitor centre, t-café viewing gallery, and showroom.

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