• Chester History and Heritage Find out more about the city's past,
    or find your own ancestors
    with our family history resources.

  • Weaver Hall Museum
    and Workhouse
    Explore what life was like for Victorian Paupers
    and discover the industrial past of Northwich
    in our new Industrial Voices gallery.

  • Stretton Watermill Visit one of England's oldest
    working watermills, set in the
    beautiful Cheshire countryside.

  • Lion Salt Works The Lion Salt Works is now open.
    Find out what you can see at Cheshire's newest attraction.

  • Grosvenor Museum Come and see Roman artefacts, archaeology,
    natural history, art and silver, and visit the Period House,
    which showcases life throughout the last four centuries.

  • Learning at
    West Cheshire Museums
    With so many sites, we've got so much to offer.
    Find out more about what we can do for you.

Find our museums

Our sites are spread out across West Cheshire. View them on the map below, or find out more about our museums.



The days may be getting shorter but there's plenty of things to discover, learn and do at West Cheshire Museums.
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Cold Places: Pictures from the Poles by Sue Flood

19 November 2016 - 22 February 2017

Images showcasing the epic beauty of the polar regions, displayed alongside Inuit pieces from the collection of this international award-winning phtographer.
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The Cheshire Salt Industry Today

6 December - 31 March 2017, Lion Salt Works

Explore how the Cheshire salt industry has developed over time to the present day manufacturing of salt.
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Sugar, Spam and a Sherbet Dip

11 July – 16 December. Chester History and Heriage

An evocative look back at those small little shops that were the mainstay of our lives before the supermarkets took over.
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Modern Drawings: Vision and Temperament

22 October - 15 January. Grosvenor Museum

Dr Tom McGuirk, Senior Lecturer in Fine Art at the University of Chester, has selected this exhibition from the Grosvenor Museum’s collection of modern drawings
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Visual Arts Cheshire: Inspirations from the Collection

8 October 2016 - 12 March 2017. Weaver Hall

Artwork created in response to the collections of Weaver Hall Museum and the Grosvenor Museum, Chester.
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Learning comes to life

There's a huge variety of workshops, trips and visits specially tailored for schools, on offer across all of West Cheshire Museums. Find out what your school can discover and learn.
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