We have to close the Silk Museum again … But we’re working hard behind the scenes in these uncertain times.
We have Good News!
We are thrilled to announce that Macclesfield Museums are the winners of the Textile Society ‘Museum, Archive and Conservation Award 2020’.
The Textile Society award will fund a new project enabling us to research and conserve our Macclesfield Stripe Collection >> READ MORE HERE.
We are very grateful for the support. Your donations will help us continue to provide quality experiences for all our visitors and communities. Your support makes a real difference – thank you.
KEEP IN TOUCH:
Following the government’s latest announcement on the new national restrictions, Macclesfield’s Silk Museum will close to visitors from 5pm on Wednesday 4 November. Whilst these restrictions are disappointing news for us, the safety of our staff and our visitors is our priority.
Please note Paradise Mill and West Park Museum will also remain closed.
We will continue to care for our collections and buildings and look forward to welcoming you back as soon as we can.
News and updates – News and stories from the Museum and our Creative Partners
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.