Macclesfield Silk Museum
Discover the processes involved in making the silk garments that Macclesfield was renowned for.
Follow the journey of silk making, from cocoon to loom at The Silk Museum. As well as the stunning displays of silk items, there is a fascinating programme of temporary exhibitions to enjoy. Paradise Mill is next door. Step back into the 1930s with a guided tour; see restored Jacquard looms and…
Macclesfield became a thriving town on the back of the silk industry. You have to visit this museum if you go into Macc!
A great place to learn about the silk trade and the local history. Macclesfield sat on the ends of the silk road that came all the way from Asia.
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“Good coffee, good selection of snacks, really nice vibe. Live music in the evening, when it turns into a bar with good beer and cocktails. Dog friendly.”