About us

The Foundation

K A Almgren silk factory & museum has been an independent foundation since 2002. The purpose is to promote cultural heritage care related to industrial history by being responsible for, preserving, maintaining and making the silk factory available to researchers and the general public, in its purpose-built premises at Repslagargatan 15 in Stockholm.

The foundation receives support from the City of Stockholm and the Stockholm Region. The project Väva in is  being carried out with the support of the General Heritage Fund and Vävskifte with support of Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation, Nämnden för hemslöjdsfrågor, Brandkontoret and Hantverksakademin.

K.A. Almgren sidenväveri & museum was awarded  Working life museum of the year 2024

The Board

The foundation's board consists of people with expertise in areas relevant to the silk factory's business. Chairman of the board is Ann-Charlotte Backlund.


The silk factory is led by the CEO / museum director PhD Anna Hedtjärn Wester.

The staff consists of a museum educator, a museum host in the reception / shop and a craft educator.