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Oasis of tranquiity

First went there 60 years ago as a schoolboy.Has not changed much and that is marvellous. Love... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tony W
Fabulous

Brilliant, such lovely and very helpful staff (June and Julie) small museum but if you take your... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mumcat1979
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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Founded in 1898 by explorer Marianne Brocklehurst, you can discover her collection of Egyptian antiquities along with a range of fine arts, including the work of Charles Tunnicliffe, and objects relating to the history of the local area.
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77 Prestbury Road, Macclesfield SK10 3BJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First went there 60 years ago as a schoolboy.Has not changed much and that is marvellous. Love it Tony Williams

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant, such lovely and very helpful staff (June and Julie) small museum but if you take your time reading about everything you can be there about 45 minutes. Great to have a look round before going onto the park and cafè situated right next to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a select but superb collection of artifacts brought home from Egypt by an early Maxonian Victorian traveller. It was fascinating to see how her interests chimed with those of other distinguished Egyptologists at the time. It was interesting too to see the paintings of a...More

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Reviewed August 20, 2018

I recall the museum from when I was a child, having been back recently not a lot has changed ( well a few things have been up dated). it is worth a visit but don't expect anything hi tec

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Reviewed August 1, 2018

Not been here for many a year. Not much changed and whilst it is limited in content, still plenty of local history to be seen

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Reviewed June 30, 2018

Just a small review of this tiny museum...It's in a corner of lovely West Park - looks like a long way from the centre of Macclesfield but its only a short walk over the very busy Cumberland Street and after you pass the big Sainsburys...More

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Reviewed March 6, 2018

So have a lot of the exhibits, unlike many community museums it hasn't moved on as much as it should have. It's worth a look if you haven't been for a long while

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Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Went there last year, looking for inspiration. Unfortunately, it is a very tiny one room museum, good for express 10 min visit

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Reviewed December 8, 2017

I have been to west park so many times when i was at school i was learning about the Egyptians i learnt loads it was quite funny when i first saw the mummy i ran out and came back after a week lol although it...More

Thank Aimee C
Reviewed November 22, 2017

Not a great deal to look at, but what there is there is fascinating. Good area for children to colour in relevant pictures

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