New Mills heritage and information Centre
ew Mills Heritage and Information Centre 2015
A selection of snacks for you to enjoy
We like to have a display the work of local artists for you to enjoy whilst having your cup of tea or hot chocolate.
The actual pulpit from which John Wesley, founder of Methodism, actually preached when visiting New Mills.
Our small cafe; enjoy your drinks and snacks in comfort whilst enjoying the work of local artists.
We sell a range of inexpensive gifts and cards
The section of the shop concentrating on local history, guide books and maps of various types
These photographs represent a small sample of the contents of the Centre, taken from within the Museum, the Cafe and the Shop.
What You Will Find
A representation of John Potts at work, engraving a roller for use in the calico printing process. There is a commentary accompanying the diorama.
The joining of New Mills and Newtown with the building of the Bridge that spanned the Torrs Gorge displayed as a model, and with an accompanying narrative.
Don a hard hat and crawl through our mock mine. Try and imagine what it felt like being eight years old and having to work in such a confined space.