Fascinating tales from our Collections -

Here you will find a selection of the most fascinating tales from our displays and archives that can’t fit onto a museum label.

Ancient Egypt: From delving into the histories of our artifacts, to exploring why we have an Ancient Egyptian collection in the first place. There is a lot to discover.

Macclesfield Silk Industry: Find out why we became the Silk Town, and how silk shaped the human lives in the town. Learn about the technological advances in the form of the Jacquard mechanism – a technology that laid the foundations for our digital age and lots more.

Continually updated with information.