Behind the Glass: Celebrating 21 Years

Behind the Glass: Celebrating 21 Years is a family friendly event at the museum to celebrate the museums 21st birthday. The event will include a talk about the museums treasured collection, with the opportunity to handle real historical objects. The event will be delivered by two individuals, and tailored for both adults and children. Through captivating storytelling, they will unveil the hidden stories and fascinating facts behind the museum’s prized artifacts. You’ll gain a deeper understanding of the objects on display and the historical context that surrounds them.

Suitable for all ages.

“Behind the Glass” offers a hands-on experience that allows you to handle select objects from the museum’s collection. Feel the textures, observe the intricate details, and truly connect with history in a tangible way. This unique opportunity provides a deeper appreciation for the craftsmanship and significance of these artifacts.

Designed with families in mind, “Behind the Glass” ensures an inclusive and engaging experience for everyone. Children will have the chance to ask questions, explore their curiosities, and develop a passion for history through object handling.

Immerse yourself in the rich heritage of Congleton and its surroundings, and discover the stories that shaped the community. “Behind the Glass” promises to be an unforgettable event, fostering a love for history and a sense of wonder in visitors of all ages. Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to explore the past and make memories.

Dates & Times
Wednesday, 16th Aug 2023, (10:30 - 12:00)
Wednesday, 16th Aug 2023, (14:00 - 15:30)
£2 - £6
Congleton Museum
  • Guide Dogs
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Visually Impaired