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 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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Search for a new Manager

A stalwart of the Knutsford community is stepping down from their position as Manager at Knutsford Heritage Centre, with the trustees now on the lookout for a new volunteer. Val Bryant began volunteering at Knutsford Heritage Centre in 2007 after a career at the Quarry Bank Mill and became the

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Opening Hours 2024

From 1st February 2024 we are normally open from 11am until 4pm each THURSDAY AND FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, until mid-December.. Our "Online Shop" never closes, so we will continue to process orders (for literature only) placed via our "Online Shop" screen.   The

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