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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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.