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Macclesfield Silk Museum and Paradise Mill


Free to all

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.

Macclesfield Silk Museum and Paradise Mill

Free to all

Park Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 6TJ

01625 612045


Opening times

Apr – Nov
Mon – Sat, 10am – 4pm

Nov – Apr
Mon – Sat, 10am – 3pm

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day and Good Friday.

Check website for latest opening times and tour availability.

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