Knutsford Heritage Centre

Knutsford Heritage Centre and Courtyard Garden
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Knutsford Heritage Centre is housed in a reconstucted 17th timber-framed building which was originally the town's blacksmiths. It is set amongst secluded courtyard gardens behind the bustling streets of Knutsford.

The Centre is most famously home to the Knutsford Millennium Tapestry, a 40ft 'masterpiece' which was created by over 3,000 members of the local community to celebrate Knutsford in the Millennium Year.

The Centre also houses a temporary exhibitions gallery with a range of displays throughout the year, a permanent display on the story of Knutsford and a well-stocked gift shop.

Throughout the year, a range of events and activities take place at the Centre. Highlight events include guided tours of Knutsford and a series of Saturday Lectures.

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Venue Type:

Gallery, Historic house or home

Opening hours

Summer Time (April - September) Tuesday - Sunday 11am - 4pm
Winter Time (October - March) Tuesday - Saturday 11am - 4pm

Admission charges

Free Admission

The Centre houses a permanent exhibition, with exhibits and a video on the story of Knutsford, detailing the towns famous names, areas, associations and periods.
The Gallery, a separate building to the rear of the Centre, presents a changing array of exhibitions and events. This building is host to functions by different organisations.

The Centre is a valuable repository of information on Knutsford and aims to offer an educational programme for schools and literature on its history.

Collection details

Social History

Key artists and exhibits

  • Knutsford Millennium Tapestry

Knutsford Heritage Centre
90a King Street
WA16 6ED



01565 650 506

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