In praise of “small museums”

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/article/2024/jun/07/the-guardian-view-of-small-museums-stories-of-what-we-have-been-and-who-we-are Have you heard the one about the museum of cuckoo clocks that may have to be wound up unless the two brothers who founded it 34 years ago can find someone to keep it ticking when they retire? Or the Musical Museum, set up in 1963 by an electrical engineer with a

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The Knutsford Workhouse — an Illustrated Talk

Tickets £12 (only £10 for Friends) available from the Heritage Centre on Thurs/Fri/Sat 11am to 4pm, or by phone 01565-650506, or via e-mail at info@knutsfordheritage.co.uk The ticket price includes light refreshments.

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The story of Knutsford — The first 1,000 years.

  Our popular "History of Knutsford" exhibition is back until Summer 2024. It features a display of new donations to the archives, including some attractive chains of office from groups such as Inner Wheel and the Chamber of Trade. Pop along and learn something new about your town.

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Heritage Centre Shop

The Heritage Centre building includes a retail shop which is open whenever the Heritage Centre is open: currently 11am to 4pm on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Whether you approach our shop from the “top” Princess Street (at the end of Heritage Way), or from the “bottom” King Street (hidden away

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