• 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 site will be opening in spring 2015.
    Find out what you can see when it opens.

  • 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 will be opening soon. Find out why it's important, and what you can expect to see when it opens.
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Grosvenor Museum's 11th Open Art

Until 17 June - Grosvenor Museum

The Grosvenor Museum's 11th Open Art Exhibition, is our biennial art show celebrating the best of the area's contemporary art.
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Oh You Pretty Things!

From 6 January - Chester History and Heritage

Celebrate the '70s, a time of glitz and glamour as well as trouble and strife. This photography display will bring back the memories of everyone who was there.

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Public Art In Northwich

From 25 April - 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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Discover Stretton Watermill

Situated in a picturesque rural setting, Stretton Watermill is the hidden gem of West Cheshire Museums.
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Louise Rayner: Victorian Watercolours

Until 19 April - Grosvenor Museum

The much-loved watercolours of Louise Rayner present a uniquely charming vision of Victorian Chester.
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