• Chester





Find our museums

Our sites are spread out across West Cheshire. View them on the map below, or find out more about our museums.


Dead Normal

27 October- 22 April

This exhibition explores the ways different cultures and communities have tried to make sense of the end of life, mourned their loved ones, and chosen to remember them.

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Wartime Industry and
Working Women in Cheshire

9 November - 7 December

This exhibition explores Cheshire’s important contribution to the war effort, the stories of the valiant women who kept the county (and country) going during the conflicts.

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Letters Home

Until 16 November

Post cards, personal items and letters talk of love and loss, creativity and resilience in the face of great hardship. The exhibition has been curated by award-winning research volunteer, Nigel Meyrick.

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Memento Mori

17 October- 24 February

This exhibition presents watercolours, drawings, prints, photographs and sculpture showing how Cheshire has commemorated its dead from the Romans to the present day.

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Family Events

Join us making celtic jewellery, fish mobiles, watercolour forest and more.

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Adult Events

Talks, demonstrations, walks and more linked to our exhibitions programme and collections.

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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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