Open Hours & Booking

The Silk Museum and Paradise Mill are currently open Wednesday – Saturday (and some Treacle Sundays) and are located on Park Lane in Macclesfield SK11 6TJ
 There is no need to pre book for The Silk Museum. You can call in and entry is by donation on a give what you can basis.

Walk straight into our family friendly Jacquard Tea Room. Choose from a variety of teas and top quality filter coffee served in vintage china.

With high chairs for the little ones, and baby changing facilities. Keep them entertained with colouring sheets and an eye spy quiz around the museum.

Access: The Silk Museum is all on the ground floor and is suitable for baby buggy/ pram, wheelchair, mobility scooter, crutches and zimmer frame users.

Paradise Mill, Park Lane, SK11 6TJ is open Wednesday – Saturday (and some Treacle Sundays) with guided tour time slots. Pre booking is recommended.
Book your tickets here

Wed, Thurs, Fri Tour Times:
11.30-12.30, 1-2pm
Saturday Tour Times:
11.30-12.30, 1-2pm, 2.15-3.15

Admission: £11.00 adults, £9.50 Concessions, children aged under 16 are free.

Walk in bookings are available on the day, but to avoid disappointment we recommend pre-booking for Paradise Mill Tours, as limited to max of 12 people per tour.

Access: Paradise Mill is a listed industrial building accessed only via three flights of stairs, totalling 49 steps with no wheelchair access. A unisex disabled access toilet, with baby changing facilities is available at the Silk Museum.


There is free 1 hour on-street parking available directly outside the museum. Blue badge holders are entitled to park there for 3 hours as long as they display their badge. If on-street parking is unavailable, less than 2 minutes walk away is council run The Old Library car park, with 28 spaces, with 1 disabled space. Located on the corner of Park Green SK11 7NA.

By Bus: There is a stop 3 minutes walk away on Lord Street. Macclesfield’s Bus Station on Queen Victoria Street SK11 6LP is a 5 minute walk.

By Train: Macclesfield station, Waters Green SK11 6JP is an 8 minute walk away.