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

  • A Victorian Christmas A festive cornucopia of carols, songs, tales
    and drama, with historical entertainment company
    Blast from the Past.

  • 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.



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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Christmas At The Lion Salt Works

Come and celebrate the festive season at the Lion Salt Works, with fun for all the family.
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A Victorian Christmas

Join Blast from the Past for this fun and festive celebration of the Yuletide in a style our ancestors would have known.
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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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Samurai Arms and Armour

14 November 2015 - 21 February. 2016 Grosvenor Museum

Exceptional pieces made by some of the greatest Japanese swordsmiths and armourers from the 16th century to the present day.
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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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