|NATIONAL WATERWAYS MUSEUM||Museums & Galleries|
|South Pier Road, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 4FW|
Unlock the wonders of our waterways at National Waterways Museum, Ellesmere Port. With its delightful waterside setting, flotillas of historic boats and fascinating displays housed in fine Victorian buildings; the museum is a great day out whatever the weather. Visitors can take a boat trip through an industrial landscape, visit the museum blacksmith and explore traditional narrow boats and homes through the ages, complete with cottage gardens. There are family activities every school holiday and events from the Easter Boat Gathering to Santa Cruises.
|WARRINGTON MUSEUM & ART GALLERY||Museums & Galleries|
|Bold Street, Warrington, Cheshire, WA1 1JG|
The Museum and Art Gallery offers material on the natural world including hands-on activities in the Earth's History Gallery and Warrington's very own dinosaur.
The local and social history galleries featuring displays on the industries that shaped Warrington.
The Art Galleries feature work by internationally famous artists, which are displayed throughout the building.
We have regular exhibitions, activities, events and talks.
|NANTWICH MUSEUM||Museums & Galleries|
|Pillory Street, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 5BQ|
Nantwich Museum is full of fascinating displays that reveal the history of the ancient market town of Nantwich together with a Cheshire Cheese making room and the new Millennium Gallery for temporary exhibitions.
A permanent exhibition for the unique 13th century Nantwich salt ship.
We have regular Special Events including talks, workshops and tours of the town.
Holiday activities for children. School visits welcome.
|SILK MUSEUMS IN MACCLESFIELD||Museums & Galleries|
|Park Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 6TJ|
The Silk Museums in Macclesfield tell the definitive story of silk. Compelling exhibits on three sites show a working Victorian Silk Mill, costume and silk manufacturing displays. Demonstrations of jacquard handloom weaving, exhibitions of textiles and costume, models, audio visual programme and graphics. Tea-room and large shop specialising in local silk goods. This hands on experience allows children and grown ups to understand the story of silk from cocoon to catwalk! Featured in the Museum of the Year awards and on TV. Assistance is required for wheelchair access to the 3rd gallery.
|THE SALT MUSEUM||Museums & Galleries|
|162 London Road, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 8AB|
Britain's only Salt Museum tells the fascinating story of Cheshire's oldest industry. Salt is essential to so many things in life - isn't it time that you found out why! Also temporary exhibition programme. Well signposted from the A556 and from Northwich town centre.