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Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum

Recognised as one of the Country’s leading specialist museums.

Museums of Cheshire

Cheshire has a wealth of history and heritage for you and your family to explore in the Museums of Cheshire.

Industrial heritage also features strongly among Cheshire's attractions including the National Waterways Museum at Ellesmere Port, home to the world's largest collection of inland waterways crafts. Nearby Port Sunlight Museum was built by philanthropic soap baron Lord Leverhulme for his factory workers. The museum tells the whole story. Afterwards take a break in their terrific tea room.

Cheshire also boasts a fantastic range of museums that cover all manner of subjects. So whether you want to explore Cheshire's textile industry at Macclesfield Silk Museum or examine the terrific collection of vintage machinery at the Anson Engine Museum, there is bound to be something for you in our region.

Search for the perfect place to visit using the search function on the right of this page or browse the list below.

For more information about the Museums of Cheshire group please visit museumsofcheshire.org.uk or email info@museumsofcheshire.org.uk

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  1. Add Birkenhead Priory  to your Itinerary

    Birkenhead Priory

    The history of Birkenhead goes back beyond Victorian years. The oldest standing building on Merseyside, Birkenhead Priory encapsulates so much of the town's history within a small, enclosed site.
    Admission- free

  2. Add Catalyst - Science Discovery Centre to your Itinerary

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    Catalyst - Science Discovery Centre

    Widnes

    For a unique day out, come and explore our interactive galleries - Science has never been so much fun!

  3. Add Congleton Museum to your Itinerary

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    Congleton Museum

    Congleton

    Touch screens and talking heads help to tell the story of Congleton from prehistoric times, through the English civil War and the heyday of the textile industry to the Second World War. Admission is FREE.

  4. Add Englesea Brook Chapel & Museum to your Itinerary

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    Englesea Brook Chapel & Museum

    Crewe

    Early 19th century 'Ranter' Chapel telling the story of a working class movement which empowered women and children and inspired early trade union leaders.

  5. Add Grosvenor Museum to your Itinerary

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    Grosvenor Museum

    Chester Centre

    Fascinating displays on Roman life and times in Chester, particularly the military occupation. Period House with rooms from the 17th century to the 1920s. Explore ‘hands-on’ the geology and natural history of the area.

  6. Add Lion Salt Works to your Itinerary

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    Lion Salt Works

    Northwich

    Best Newcomer to the Tourism Industry Award Winner 2015. Britain’s newest heritage attraction is now open, this £10 million project gives a fascinating and fresh insight into the story of salt.

  7. Add Nantwich Museum to your Itinerary

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    Nantwich Museum

    Nantwich

    The museum tells the story of Nantwich's long and fascinating history from the Roman times onwards.

  8. Add National Waterways Museum to your Itinerary

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    National Waterways Museum

    Cheshire

    Unlock the wonders of our waterways at National Waterways Museum, Ellesmere Port. With its delightful waterside setting, flotillas of historic boats and fascinating displays housed in fine Victorian buildings.

  9. Add Norton Priory Museum & Gardens to your Itinerary

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    Norton Priory Museum & Gardens

    Runcorn

    A fascinating combination of historical, archaeological and natural beauty. Medieval monastic ruins, a large Georgian walled garden, woodland walks, pear orchard, and the National Collection of Tree Quince; Cydonia Oblonga.

  10. Add Paradise Mill to your Itinerary

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    Paradise Mill

    Macclesfield

    Step back in time at Paradise Mill. Experience a working day 'at Mill' with this award-winning museum.

  11. Add Port Sunlight Museum & Garden Village to your Itinerary

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    Port Sunlight Museum & Garden Village

    Cheshire

    Port Sunlight Museum celebrates the unique heritage of the beautiful and historic industrial village. It is the finest surviving example of early urban planning the UK, Port Sunlight is set in 130 acres of beautiful parkland.

  12. Add Silk Museum, Park Lane to your Itinerary

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    Silk Museum, Park Lane

    Macclesfield

    Take a trip to the Silk Museum- see real life silk worms, discover how silk is made, explore the history of textile machinery and looms in our machinery gallery with demonstrations every Tuesday.

  13. Add Stretton Watermill to your Itinerary

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    Stretton Watermill

    Chester Rural / Welsh Borders

    Step back in time and visit a working mill in beautiful rural Cheshire. See one of the country’s best preserved demonstration water powered corn mills.

  14. Add Tatton Park to your Itinerary

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    Tatton Park

    Knutsford

    Tatton Park has been featured in many film and TV productions including Casanova, Brideshead Revisited, Coronation Street and Cold Feet along with many press adverts.

  15. Add The Museum of Policing in Cheshire to your Itinerary

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    The Museum of Policing in Cheshire

    Warrington

    Discover the history behind Cheshire’s police force which was founded in 1838 at the Museum of Policing in Cheshire.

  16. Add The Old Sunday School to your Itinerary

    The Old Sunday School

    Macclesfield

    The Old Sunday School examines the history of the Silk Industry in Macclesfield and features a vibrant silk costume display showcasing the Museums collection from 1830 to the present day.

  17. Add Warrington Museum & Art Gallery to your Itinerary

    Warrington Museum & Art Gallery

    Warrington

    Travel through time and around the world at Warrington Museum & Art Gallery.

  18. Add Weaver Hall Museum  to your Itinerary

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    Weaver Hall Museum

    Northwich

    Discover a hidden heritage… Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse is full of displays and tales of the history and industry of West Cheshire.

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