• New Season New things to discover, learn and do
    at West Cheshire Museums this

  • 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 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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Summer is over, but that just means it's time for a new season of things to discover, learn and do across West Cheshire Museums.
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All Aboard!

Until 18 December. Chester History and Heritage

Celebrate 175 years of the railways in Chester with the photographic exhibition that looks at the engines, rolling stock, workers and passengers who made Chester such and important railway destination.
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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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Time and Tide

Until 15 November. Weaver Hall

Members of the newly formed art collective Art Untitled are exhibiting artwork inspired by the proverb ‘Time and Tide wait for no man’, which reminds us that no one can stop the inevitable march of time.
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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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