Macclesfield Silk Museum and Paradise Mill

Cheshire, SK11 6TJ

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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 information

Opening times

May – 11 Nov
Mon – Sat, 10am – 4pm

Bank Holiday Mondays, 12noon - 4pm.

11 Nov – Apr
Mon – Sat, 10am – 3pm

Bank Holiday Mondays, 12noon - 3 pm.

Paradise Mill tours available. For more information please visit the website.

"Art Fund" is the operating name of the National Art Collections Fund, a charity registered in England and Wales (209174) and Scotland (SC038331)