• Natural Cheshire gallery
    coming soon!
    The Natural History Gallery at the Grosvenor Museum is currently closed
    as it is metamorphisising into a new gallery
    all about nature in Cheshire.
    The new gallery will open on 26 July.

  • 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.

  • 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.


Spring and Summer

Come and discover all the things there are to discover, learn and do at West Cheshire Museums.
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The Grosvenor Museum’s 12th Open Art Exhibition

9 March - 21 June 2017

Discover the wealth of local creative talent in this diverse and stimulating exhibition, selected from hundreds of entries in open competition.
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The Life of Brine

7 April – 2 July, Lion Salt Works

Poems from the Community Compass Poetry group is led by John Lindley, inspired by a visit to the Lions Salt Works site.
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All the World's a Stage

9 January – 30 June. Chester History and Heriage

From amateur dramatics to the much loved Royalty Theatre, from the Tatler newsreels to the evenings when we were all bewitched by the silver screens .
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Alistair Tucker: The Sublime Landscape

22 April – 16 July. Grosvenor Museum

Landscapes by Alistair Tucker the current Head of Art at The Queen’s School in Chester. Alistair’s work looks to explore such excellence, grandeur and beauty

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Stephen Clarke: End of the Season

18 March - 9 July 2017. Weaver Hall

Since the early 1980s the artist Stephen Clarke has photographed the seaside town of Rhyl in an attempt to reclaim imagery from his childhood holidays.
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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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