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Get ready for the Summer of Art at the Silk Museum! From 24th July – 4th September Find some time for your creative side, learn new skills, make some art… There will be workshops for all ages, led by professional artists. It’s time to get creative!

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Mini Superheroes re-awaken the Silk Museum & Paradise Mill!

Come and be a Hero too and visit the Marvels on your doorstep

Come along on Thursdays & Saturdays. Entry by pre-booked tickets
The Silk Museum is open 10-4pm, with half hourly slots

More Guided Tours at Paradise Mill:
10.15-11.15am | 11.30-12.30pm | 1-2pm | 2.15-3.15pm

No need to book to visit our shop – Walk straight in, please wear a face covering and sanitize hands.

BE A HERO – Wear Your Mask | Social Distance | Sanitise Hands

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BE A HERO and help us today: Every donation, of any size, makes an important difference in helping our work with our local community and preserving our collections. Please consider giving what you can. Thank you.

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A £65k grant from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund enables us to continue our important creative activities we have developed for vulnerable older people and for schools throughout Lockdown.

It also helps lay firm foundations for the future, and supports plans to welcome you back to your museums next month.



News and updates – News and stories from the Museum and our Creative Partners

Events – Whats On at Macclesfield Museums

Crafting activities, puzzles, stories over on our Museums from Home Blog

Creative & engaging resources for Teachers and Home Schooling, with KS1 and KS2 curriculum lesson planning ideas. Downloadable content for  Victorians, Ancient Egypt, WWII and The Silk Industry.

Stories of our Collections Behind-the-scenes and some of the great work we do at the museums with help from volunteers and your donations.

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