West Park Museum

Come and join us for some family crafts at West Park Museum.
This half-term’s theme is EXPLORERS. For only £3 per child, immerse yourself in the craft worlds of Victorian and modern explorers!

Monday 18th- Digging!
Make archaeology bags, binoculars and a sand tray for digging up objects on our treasure trail.

Tuesday 19th- Animation day!
Exploring transport and boats.

Wednesday 20th- Investigating Animals!
Make a camera and follow the animal footprint trail, make animal masks and peep through the microscope and see what you can find.

Thursday 21st- Space Exploration!
Make lanterns, explore the trail and storytelling.

Friday 22nd- Animation Day!
Make mystical creatures come to life.

Saturday 23rd- Navigation!
Make a treasure map and learn how to navigate through our explorer’s trail.

Sunday 24th- Space Exploration!
Create objects to assist you in your quest to explore our beautiful galaxy.



Prestbury Road, Macclesfield SK10 3BJ


01625 612045
[email protected]

Visiting times

We are open during Feb Half Term (18th - 24th Feb), Easter holidays and May Half Term
Open by special appointment, contact [email protected] to arrange.

Visit info

Marianne Brocklehurst is one of five female Egyptologists from the North West celebrated in Gold and Grime: The Story of Ancient Egyptian Treasures Collected by Victorian Women goldandgrime.co.uk

Directions, parking and access

Directions, parking and access

West Park Museum is located on Prestbury Road.  There is no on-site parking.  The nearest public car park is Whalley Hayes.

West Park Museum is set within the grounds of West Park, surrounded by open spaces, beautiful gardens, a playground and skateboard park – there is something for everyone to enjoy!

Access: There’s step-free access at West Park Museum, but no toilet facilities for the public.