A fascinating display of life, culture, and industry, dating from the pre-historic period to the present day. There is something for everyone at Congleton Museum. Our remit focuses on Congleton and the surrounding areas. The family-friendly exhibits contain; six hoards, a medieval log boat, bronze-age weapons, and so much more.
Learn more about Congleton Museum
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.
A brief history of Congleton
From a Neolithic settlement to a medieval market town, a centre for the textile industry to a home for Dutch soldiers in WW2 – Congleton through the ages…
Museum Talks and Walking Tours
Book a history walk or talk for your group.
Behind the Glass: Celebrating 21 Years
The event will include a talk about the museums treasured collection, with the opportunity to handle real historical objects.
Night at the Museum
2023 marks the museum’s 21st birthday; celebrate with us in style at Night at the Museum.
Board Game Mania
Do you enjoy playing board games? Pop to the museum on Thursdays for Board Game Mania and play a different game each week!
Sunday Walk – ‘The Importance of Water’
The history of Congleton would have been very different without the River Dane…