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Virtual tour

Unfortunately we can't give guided tours at the moment, so until we can show you round again in person, here's a short guide to the inside, outside and history of the Lion Salt Works.

 

Exhibitions

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Drawn from the River Weaver

A posthumous photographic exhibition by artist Pauline Leaver, inspired by the patterns and reflections in the flow of the River Weaver.

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Virtual salt and pepper pot exhibition

From Betty Boop in a biplane, via some Alien eggs, to Bugs Bunny at the piano, prepare yourself for a new sensation: salt and pepper pot envy.

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Online

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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

National curriculum based films and worksheets about the Romans in Chester.

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Working Women in Cheshire

Wartime and industry, 1914-1950.

Women’s work changed dramatically during the first half of the twentieth century. This exhibition highlights the essential role women played in keeping the county (and country) going during the first and second World Wars.

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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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