Congleton Museum
Touch-screens and talking heads help to tell the story of Congleton from prehistoric times, through the English Civil War and the heyday of the textile industry to the Second World War.

The museum offers access to research facilities, room hire, education days and guided history walks.


Volunteers Needed! Please follow this link for information about volunteer opportunities at the museum.

PART TIME ADMINISTRATOR:  18 hours Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

Congleton Museum is seeking an experienced administrator. This is a busy role involving recruiting, training and rostering of volunteers for Front of House duties. A lively outgoing personality is a must, as press and PR duties form a regular element.

The successful applicant will be IT literate with knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and be able to compose short articles. Cash handling is a key role. Previous experience in office administration is essential. Full training will be given.

Please apply with a CV and covering letter saying why you think you would be suitable to:  Diane Ritherdon, Trustee, Congleton Museum, Market Sq, Congleton CW12 1ET  Or by email: info@congletonmuseum.co.uk

Applications may be dropped into the museum during opening hours. Deadline for applications is Friday April 24th.

Bradshaw House

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Bradshaw House – could look like this!

See the Bradshaw House link on this site for further information.


Download the questionnaire here. Print off and return to the museum, or complete onscreen, save, and email back to info@congletonmuseum.co.uk



Opening Times

  • Tuesday – Friday: 12.00pm – 4.30pm
  • Saturday: 10.00am –4.30pm
  • Sunday: 12.00pm – 4.30pm
  • Bank Holidays: Contact Museum

Last admission: 3.45 pm


Congleton Museum is now a free entry museum.  We rely on the generosity of visitors and members with their donations and small grants to keep the museum running.  It costs £1,000 a week to maintain and develop the museum.