Weaver Hall Museum

162 London Road, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 8AB

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Tel: 01606 271640

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Discover a hidden heritage… Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse is full of displays and tales of the history and industry of West Cheshire. The stories are told through films, reconstructions, models and displays of intriguing artefacts relating to market towns, transport, archaeology, the famous Cheshire salt industry and the museum building’s former history.

The museum is housed within the old Northwich Union Workhouse building. A special display in the former workhouse schoolroom explores life for the paupers, the dismal diet and the harsh work routine.

We have a coffee shop with a selection of hot and cold drinks, biscuits and flapjacks. There is a pub next door for those looking for hot food.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£3.00 adult
Child£1.50 child
Concession£2.00 concession
(2 + 3)£15.00 family
(2+2)£7.00 family
Pre Booked Groups (Per Person)£2.00 groups

Free to view special exhibitions (suggested donation £3) and to visit the gift shop and coffee shop.

Opening Times

2018 (1 Nov 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Oct 2019)

* Tuesday – Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday-Sunday 2-5pm, Bank Holidays, Good Friday and school holiday Mondays 10am-5pm.


Road Directions

The museum is situated on the A533 (London Road) about half a mile south of Northwich town centre. It is well signed (follow the brown signs) from the A556 and is approximately a 30 minute drive from Chester and 40 minutes from Liverpool and Manchester. If you are approaching from the town centre, make sure you indicate and turn right immediately after passing under the railway viaduct. We have a large free car park which can accommodate coach parties. The museum is fully accessible with designated disable parking bays, accessible toilets, a lift to first floor level and a hearing induction loop in the mini-cinema.



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    Recent Reviews:

    • Anne W
      Northwich, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Must go back again
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 22nd July 2018
      Despite living in Northwich it is many years since I last visited this museum. That changed this week and I am so pleased it did. The staff were friendly and helpful and explained the layout of the... Read full review
    • Phil C
      Chester, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Great Litttke Museum
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 19th August 2018
      A great place to develop an understanding of the workhouse and the industrial history of Northwich .Also an interesting art gallery too Read full review
    • proteafarmer
      George, South Africa
      Trip Type:
      Well presented history
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 1st October 2018
      A very friendly staff will lead you through the development of Northwich town centre. The venue is especially suited to young people Read full review



    • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors


    • On-Site café/restaurant - We have a coffee shop with a selection of hot and cold drinks, biscuits and flapjacks. There is a pub next door for those looking for hot food.

    Payment Methods

    • Delta accepted
    • Maestro accepted
    • MasterCard accepted
    • Visa accepted

    Provider Features

    • Marketing Cheshire Member

    Tours and Demonstrations

    • Educational Visits Accepted

    Contact Us

    Tel: 01606 271640

    Tel: 01606 271640

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