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...at 

LYMM HERITAGE CENTRE 

Come and discover ...

THE LYMM STORY...

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LATEST NEWS 

PLATINUM JUBILEE - Celebrate with us at our "Jubilee" exhibition. Have your photo taken with the Queen! Buy a unique "Lymm Celebrates" bone china souvenir cup. Enjoy a great collection of recently rediscovered photos of the hilarious Silver Jubilee celebrations in 1977. Opens May 12th for one month. Exhibition generously supported by Lymm Rotary. 

June 18th for one month only and to coincide with Lymm Festival and Lymm Boat & Steam Gathering "The Biggest Thing to Ever Hit Lymm" The story of how Lymm came to host the National Waterways Rally and its 50,000 visitors exactly 50 years ago, in the process helping to prevent the permanent closure of the Bridgewater Canal.  

June 22nd marks the fifth anniversary of the opening of the Heritage Centre. Happy Birthday to us .. 25,000+ visitors later and bouncing back from Covid closures.  

 

VISIT

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Search and browse over 3,000 photos and documents at thelymmarchive.co.uk

"Wonderful. Your exhibition is an inspiration"...... "You really captured the children's imagination"..... .

"Every time we visit you have something new to see – We love the Centre"  Visitor book comments.

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How to Find Us

Hours / Access  

Admission is free. (Donations welcome of course) Car Park next door. Open all year round, four afternoons a week >>>>> 

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Lymm Heritage Shop

Unique collection of  books, prints and gifts, all with a Lymm connection.

We are online too >>>>> 

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Exhibitions 

There's much more to Lymm than meets the eye. Discover its  trades, transport and traditions in The Lymm Story at Lymm Heritage Centre. >>>>>

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Fun for the Family  

 You'll find plenty for the whole family to enjoy. Have a selfie with a dinosaur, tackle  our giant jigsaw, follow a village quiz trail, pick up a FREE activity book. >>>>>

SUPPORT US 

"A village that take its heritage seriously is in a strong position to build a lively community." Our patron Terry Waite CBE

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Friends

 Friends provide a valuable  source of revenue ​that enables us to meet our  costs and update our exhibition. We stage Friends events as a thank you  >>>>>

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Volunteer

We are all volunteers doing a professional job of stewarding, archiving, educating and managing the Centre. If you could help, even just once a month do get in touch >>>>

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Donate

If you love Lymm as much as we do and would like  to help us preserve its history  please support us   >>>>>

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About Us

Lymm Heritage Centre is a  Charitable Incorporated Organisation run entirely by volunteers.   >>>>>

LYMM ONLINE 

"This looks great! Looking forward to seeing the Lymm of old."  Facebook user 

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 The Lymm Archive

  3,000 images and documents and growing all time. It brings Lymm history into your home.

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Explore the Website

Our website is packed full of information and stories that will enthrall.   Just take a look. >>>>>

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 Social Media

We have thousands of followers all over the world.

Lymm Heritage provides regular bulletins and stories.

Lymm Memories is pure nostalgia. 

GROUPS / SCHOOLS/ HIRE 

"Excellent. Children learnt lots and enjoyed hands on experiences and learning about WWI in Lymm."  Primary School Teacher 

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 Group Visits

 We can tailor to your needs with walks and talks. We'll come to you or you can come to us. We'll even put the kettle on! >>>>>  

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Schools

Supporting local schools to help deliver curriculum on local history is an important part of we do. We can cater for a variety of needs    >>>>>

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 Room Hire 

The Heritage Centre offers an attractive  space that can be quickly cleared for a range of activities including yoga and craft groups. Contact us >>>>