Museums in Cheshire

Warrington Museum & Art Gallery

Museum Street
Warrington WA1 1JB

One of the oldest municipal museums in the country, Warrington Museum & Art Gallery recently celebrated its 150th anniversary. Much of the quintessential character of the building has been preserved and its original glass cabinets are crammed with treasures from all around the world.

Weaver Hall Museum & Workhouse

162 London Road
Northwich CW9 8AB

The Salt Museum works to conserve and promote the history of the Cheshire salt industry and the communities of the Cheshire salt towns. Roughly 200 million years ago, in the Triassic era vast, salt deposits were laid down under what is now the county of Cheshire in England. Collections: Through original artefacts, models, re-constructions, old photographs, paintings and interactive exhibits Weaver Hall Museum, housed in the old Northwich Workhouse, tells the story of the mid Cheshire area. Students and local history researchers are welcome to make use of a range of resource material by appointment.

West Park Museum

West Park, Prestbury Road
Macclesfield SK10 3BJ

Founded in 1898 by the Brocklehurst family. A small, but significant collection of Egyptian antiquities and a range of fine and decorative arts and objects. West Park Museum's Collections comprise a wide range of fine and decorative art material and objects relating to local history.