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Knutsford Heritage Centre

Opening Times


(April - September)
Tuesday - Saturday 11am - 4pm
Sunday 2pm - 5pm
Closed Monday
Open Bank Holiday Mondays 2pm - 5pm


(October - March)
Tuesday to Saturday 11am - 4pm
Closed Sunday, Monday

Welcome to Knutsford Heritage Centre

Knutsford Heritage Centre

Welcome to Knutsford Heritage Centre

Welcome to Knutsford Heritage Centre, set in the heart of the town in a reconstructed 17th century timber framed building on King Street.

There’s a lot to explore with three galleries over two buildings, two beautifully maintained gardens and a well-stocked gift shop. We have an exciting changing exhibition programme, demonstrations, walks, talks and activities.

This is also the home of the Knutsford Millennium Tapestry. Set in three distinct panels, the remarkable tapestry is more than 13 metres long and was created by over 3,000 local residents to celebrate Knutsford in the millennium year.

Take a look at our calendar of events with something for everyone to enjoy. We look forward to welcoming you soon.

KHCtimecapsule1_n1435110Centre’s Time Capsule

The Heritage Centre proudly celebrated its 25th anniversary on 23rd September 2014 and this   special occasion was marked by burying a time capsule. The contents related to the achievements of the centre and life in Knutsford. Items were also included from the many local businesses and organisations which have supported the centre. A birthday party was held, with cake of course! All volunteers and specially-invited guests, including the Knutsford’s 150th Royal May Queen and Town Mayor, enjoyed the festivities. The capsule is buried in the garden and will be opened in September 2064.

Photo courtesy of Knutsford Guardian

Knutsford Heritage Centre

Join our ‘Turn Up & Go’ Walking Tours every Friday at 2pm

NO NEED TO BOOK – June 5th to October 30th 2015

Every Friday at 2pm, from early June to the end of October, just turn up at the Heritage Centre, pay £5 and enjoy an hour long guided walk around Knutsford and explore some of the more hidden and unusual attractions. We have several themed walks, all led by our friendly, knowledgeable tour guides. For groups of more than 12 people we ask you to book in advance by contacting the centre (T: 01565 650506)….
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The Friends of Knutsford Heritage Centre was set up in September 2007 to provide financial support for the Centre…

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Review Knutsford Heritage Centre

90A King Street, Knutsford,
Cheshire, WA16 6ED

Tel: 01565 650506

Copyright 2015 by Knutsford Heritage Centre | Registered Charity No. 1076917