• Awards Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors North West Awards, Highly Commended (2015)
    North West Regional Construction Awards, Heritage Award (2015)
    Cheshire Marketing Awards, Best Newcomer (2015)
    Chester Civic Trust, Award for Community Conservation (2015)
    Civic Trust, First Prize in the National Conservation Awards (2016)
    Museums & Heritage Award, Excellence for Conservation and Restoration (2016)
    National Lottery Awards, Best Heritage Project (2016)
    Northern Soul, Museum of the Year (2017)
    Sandford Award for Educational Excellence (2017)

  • What's on Events and activities
    coming up

  • The Lion Salt Works A journey from the heart of Cheshire
    to the tables of the world.
    Explore the history and science
    of salt production in Cheshire.

  • The restoration Learn the story of this incredible restoration,
    read the project archaeologist's blog and
    view our gallery.

All West Cheshire Museums are closed until further notice, following advice from Public Health England

For more information on the Council's response to Coronavirus, please visit:

 

Careers Festival

West Cheshire Museums is taking part in Paving The Way - a Cheshire-wide virtual careers festival for young people - with advice on various routes into the museum and heritage sector.

Runs from Tuesday 19 - Friday 22 May.

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Cheshire Image Bank

The Image Bank is a collection of digital images of photographs, postcards, prints, slides and negatives, all related to Cheshire.

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Children’s activities

Here you will find some fun craft ideas to print out and make at home.

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Adults' crafts

Here you will find some fun crochet and crafts patterns to print out and make at home.

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Schools

Coming soon: national curriculum based films and worksheets about the Romans and Chester.

 

Sir John Brunner

This mini exhibition celebrates the life of Sir John Brunner, an entrepreneur, philanthropist and social reformer who improved the lives of people in Northwich, Cheshire.

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Culture from your home

Suggestions on what's available elsewhere online.

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Lottery Heritage Award

The Lion Salt Works winning the Lottery Heritage Award.

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Salt

What is it, why is it in Cheshire and how does it affect the local landscape?

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