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The Silk Museum, Paradise Mill, Macclesfield
(4.7/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
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  • Great educational museum with guided tour of old factory where silk products were made. Also the working conditions in the 18-19th century well visible. With original weaving machines. Also the silk museum gave a good portrait. There is a nice cafĂ© and small shop where I've bought beautiful silk knots. Certainly worth a visit. Friendly guide e a staff.
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  • Well worth making an extra special trip to visit this most interesting mill.what our guide didn't know about silk isn't worth knowing. Not perhaps top of a list but it should be. The looms and silk pr...  more »
  • What a wonderful place. The museum is a real gem, far bigger than it looks on the outside with quite a few little videos to watch which are really interesting. The there's the tour of the mill which i...  more »
  • Fantastic local museum, with some very knowledgeable and interesting volunteer staff. Simply presented, but a wealth of historic objects and old looms etc.
  • Most historic mill site, wonderful knowledge from the staff