Museums in North West England
SILK MUSEUMS IN MACCLESFIELD
Park Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 6TJ
The Silk Museums in Macclesfield tell the definitive story of silk. Compelling exhibits on three sites show a working Victorian Silk Mill, costume and silk manufacturing displays. Demonstrations of jacquard handloom weaving, exhibitions of tex...
CUMBERLAND PENCIL MUSEUM
Southey Works, Main Street, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5NG
Home to the worlds longest coloured pencil! Enter the museum through a replica of the Seathwaite mine where graphite was first discovered 250 years ago. Through words, pictures and carefully restored machinery you can trace the history of pencil m...
Museums & Galleries
Pillory Street, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 5BQ
Nantwich Museum is full of fascinating displays that reveal the history of the ancient market town of Nantwich together with a Cheshire Cheese making room and the new Millennium Gallery for temporary exhibitions. A permanent exhibition for the ...
Museum & Art Gallery
HARRIS MUSEUM & ART GALLERY
Market Square, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2PP
The Harris Museum & Art Gallery is located right in the heart of Preston City Centre and hosts a wide-ranging programme of exhibitions and events each season. Discover contemporary art, fine art, decorative art and historic collections of national...
LAUREL & HARDY MUSEUM
on stage at The Roxy, Brogden Street, Ulverston. LA12 7AH
This famous museum is devoted to Laurel and Hardy. Everything you want to know about the comedy duo can be found at the museum, the amazing collection of memorabilia includes letters, photographs, personal items and furniture, and is believed t
Museums & Galleries
PORT SUNLIGHT MUSEUM & GARDEN VILLAGE
23 King George's Drive, Port Sunlight, Wirral, Merseyside, CH62 5DX
Visit Port Sunlight Museum and newly-restored worker’s cottage and uncover 125 years of history. Explore the village’s rich heritage and be enthralled by its beautiful craftsmanship and careful planning. Discover William Hesketh Lever’s vision...