Silk Museum


  • Museum

  • Park Lane, Macclesfield, SK11 6TJ

  • 01625613210


  • £4.50 (for adults); £4(concs); FREE (children under 16)

  • Mon-Fri, Sat, 10am-4pm.

  • All ages

disabled access

The Silk Museum on Park Lane follows the full journey through the industrial process of silk making; explore silk from the cocoon to the loom. With plenty of hands-on exhibits for children and adults alike. The Museum houses our permenant exhibition which explores the properties of silk, design education, Macclesfield's diverse textile industries, workers lives, Macclesfield Silk during the war and historic machinery - as well as hosting temporary exhibitions.

Every Tuesday see restored looms weaving with demonstrations by our Machinery Gallery volunteers!

Ask at the desk for the children's quiz and see if you can find all the answers around the Museum!

Times and prices are subject to change. Contact venue before setting out.

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