Virtual tour

If you’d like a sneak-peek, click the arrow for a short guide to the inside, outside and history of the Lion Salt Works.

 

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In Flux: Salt and Glass
Until 17 October

Discover the important role salt played in making glass production in the North-West such a thriving industry.

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A Brine Romance
The perfect partnership of salt and food

An online exhibition exploring one of the world's longest-running love affairs.

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Virtual salt and pepper pots

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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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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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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