About Us

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. 

This website has been part-funded by the Inclosure Trust and Congleton Town Council.

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.

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What’s on

Bubbly and Brushstrokes – Beginners Watercolour Workshop

A beginners watercolour workshop where you will learn to paint a landscape image. Ticket price includes a class of prosecco and nibbles.

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Congleton and Gallipoli 1915

Join us on the 23rd July at 7pm for a talk on the 7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment, and their time in Gallipoli during the First World War. Followed by a private view of the new exhibition opening in the summer.

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Afternoon Swift-Tea

Embark on a magical journey through the eras of Taylor Swift’s iconic music at Congleton Museum’s Taylor Swift Themed Afternoon Tea and Friendship Bracelet Workshop!

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Afternoon Swift-Tea

Embark on a magical journey through the eras of Taylor Swift’s iconic music at Congleton Museum’s Taylor Swift Themed Afternoon Tea and Friendship Bracelet Workshop!

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Elizabeth’s Heritage Walk

Join us on Sunday 30 June at 2pm for a walk around Congleton Town Centre, focussing on the history of Elizabeth Wolstenholme-Elmy.

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Family Friendly

Roman Around the Museum – Activity Trail

Roman themed activity trail focussed around the museum’s collection.

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Family Friendly

Teddy Trek – Activity Trail

Find the hidden bears around Congleton Museum to reveal a paw-some story.

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Family Friendly

Wizard’s Workshop: Make Your Own Wand

Calling all aspiring wizards and witches for a spellbinding two-hour adventure. Delve into the art of wand-making using the mystical PowerTex, and adorn your creation with dazzling crystals and precious stones.

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Sunday Walk – Discovering your Congleton

New to Congleton? Would you like to know more about your town? this walk is for you explore the origins of the town, the medieval development of its street plan and explore those places which help explain the town’s significance in national history.

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