Congleton Museum is a local museum in Congleton, Cheshire, covering the history of the town and surrounding areas, from the pre-historic period to the present day.
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“Pride of Place”: A Journey Through Stories and Art
This February, immerse yourself in a compelling narrative woven by the voices of our community with the “Pride of Place” exhibition at Congleton Museum, presented in partnership with Congleton Pride.
Threads of Remembrance – Coffee Morning
Thursday coffee morning. Knit or crochet forget-me-not flowers with Congleton Museum all year. Creating one big installation in November 2024 for Remembrance. This is one of many events throughout the year marking 110 years since the First World War.
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Exploring the Woodwork Artistry of Samuel Frodsham
What links a war memorial in St Martin’s Church, Ashton on Mersey, a shop window at 7 Swan Bank, the library fittings in Gawsworth Hall, the screen and roof of Astbury Church and the font cover of St James Church, Congleton?
Clockmaking: A lost industry of Congleton
Congleton’s clockmakers were the town’s precision engineers of the 18th and early 19th centuries…
Electrifying Congleton: Igniting a New Era of Light and Power
Why did electricity come to Congleton so late?
From Vision to Reality: The inspiring story of Congleton Museum’s inception
How a determined band of volunteers created and now runs an accredited museum to illustrate the story of Congleton.
Harvesting Hope: Congleton’s Women Land Army in the Great War
The story of a Congleton-born Land Army girl.