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National Waterways Museum

National Waterways Museum

Unlock the wonders of our waterways.

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 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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!

  5. Add Tatton Park to your Itinerary

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    Tatton Park

    Knutsford

    Tatton Park means so many different things to so many people. Set in 1000 acres of open Parkland, the former Egerton family home is regarded as one of the most complete historic estates in the country.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Add Lion Salt Works to your Itinerary

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    Lion Salt Works

    Northwich

    Britain's newest heritage attraction gives a fascinating and fresh insight into the story of salt, brought to life with fun, interactive and imaginative educational exhibits.

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