Silk Museum

Learn the story of silk from cocoon to catwalk.

Interactive displays in six galleries explore the properties of silk, design education and Macclesfield's diverse textile industries. Temporary exhibitions run throughout the year. Guided tours of Paradise Mill demonstrate the process of silk weaving on 26 restored handlooms.

Venue details

Silk Museum Park Lane, Macclesfield Cheshire SK11 6TJ 01625 612045

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £3.50)

Apr – Nov
Mon – Sat, 10am – 4pm

Nov – Apr
Mon – Sat, 10am – 3pm

Closed 29 Mar, 25, 26 Dec, 1 Jan