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Visit this informative, purpose-built museum and explore the land of ancient Egyptians. Travel down the Nile with the Victorian explorer Marianne Brocklehurst, daughter of John Brocklehurst, a Macclesfield mill owner, and see the treasures she collected from her explorations in the 19th century.
Alongside this renowned collection is also a local history display, which includes a selection of works by local artist Charles Tunnicliffe.
The Museum has a small shop stocking a selection of Egyptian items, Tunnicliffe items and information booklets about the Egyptian collection.
Location Details: The museum is located in the park.
Facilities: Fully accessible to wheelchairs. There are no public toilets on site or cafe.
Opening Times: Summer (March - November) Tuesday - Sunday 1.30pm-4.30pm /
Winter (November -March) Wednesday - Sunday 1pm-4pm
Costs: Free Admission
Photo Credits: © Copyright West Park Museum.
For further information please visit: www.silkmacclesfield.org.uk
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