• 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 musuems.


The Lion Salt Works

Our brand new heritage attraction in Northwich is now open. Find out why it's important, and what there is to see and do.
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A Prehistoric Landscape: Archaeology of the Mid-Cheshire Ridge

4 July - 25 October - Grosvenor Museum

Exploring the earliest human history of the Ridge, up to the Roman invasion of AD 43.
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The Suburbs of Chester

Until End 2015 - Chester History and Heritage

A local History Photographic exhibition showing the history of the suburbs of Chester - Blacon, Handbridge, Hoole, Lache, Newtown, Saughall & Upton..
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Public Art In Northwich

Until 6 September - Weaver Hall

With Northwich undergoing a transformation through several regeneration projects, celebrate the heritage of the town through 3 major art commissions.
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Victorian Harvest Weekend

26 & 27 September - Stretton Watermill

Celebrate the traditional harvest with apple pressing, butter making, corn dollies, recipes, music and more.
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Stephen Clarke: End of the Season

Until 18 October - Grosvenor Museum

Photographs recording the development and decline of the seaside resort of Rhyl in the 1980s.
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