Paradise Mill

Paradise Mill
Park Lane
SK11 6TJ

logo: Heritage Open Days 2014




01625 618288

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Paradise Mill, situated a short distance from the Silk Museum, was a working silk mill until 1981. Today, Paradise Mill is a living museum. The jacquard handlooms have been restored and knowledgeable and entertaining guides demonstrate the intricate production processes. Because of the working machinery all visits to the mill must be on a guided tour.

Exhibitions and room settings illustrate life in Paradise Mill in the 1930's and educational visits for schools are arranged to link in with Key stages I, II & III. Weaving and spinning workshops are organised to provide opportunities to experiment with a variety of techniques and materials.

Venue Type:

Museum, Industrial heritage site

Opening hours

Tues-Sun 1300-1700

Collection details

Costume and Textiles, Science and Technology, Social History

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Heritage Open Days 2014: Paradise Mill Tours

  • 12 — 14 September 2014

Visit Paradise Mill and step back into 1930s industrial Macclesfield. Take a tour with one of our knowledgable tour guides and discover a typical day at the Mill. See 26 restored Jacquard looms and watch as they weave their magic!


Please refer to the Heritage Open Days website for booking details and timings.