The Sounds of Time – at Prescot Museum 1 December 2017 to 1 March 2018

Owl Project

Prescot Museum will soon be hosting The Sounds of Time: whirring, ticking sculptures which allow people to hear the individual sounds associated with clockwork. Artist collective Owl Project have used clock parts combined with wood, glass and electronics to make the sculptural pieces based on timepieces through the ages, from hour glasses and pocket watches to modern quartz […]

Prescot Museum collection inspires new artwork by Owl Project

Owl Project at Prescot Museum

Prescot Museum is commissioning collaborative artists Owl Project  to create work inspired by collection as part of Meeting Point2 project. Prescot Museum has been selected as one of ten museums in the North of England to be part of the Meeting Point2 project. Funded through Arts Council England’s Resilience Fund, it aims to equip museums […]

10 Artists Commissioned for Meeting Point2 Announced

10 ARTISTS COMMISSIONED TO WORK IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NORTHERN MUSEUMS 10 artists have been selected to work in partnership with museums in the North of England, each creating a new piece of work in response to the museum and its collections. The artists, who have been commissioned through the Meeting Point2 project, will work with […]

A History of Lancashire in 70 Objects

Framed chronometer and watch hands

We are thrilled to announce that our beautiful framed watch and chronometer hands made by William Preston have been selected to be part of “A History of Lancashire in 70 Objects”! Prescot Museum will now be included in a special trail around Lancashire, telling the story of the County Palatine. Our object represents the thousands […]

Which is your favourite piece of Prescot’s history?

A History of Lancashire in 70 Objects

Which of these five items deserves a place in the history of Lancashire? We want your vote to help decide which of its artefacts should be part of a museum trail charting 70 items which capture the rich history of Lancashire. Take a look at our Top 5 items and vote for YOUR favourite to […]