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Weaver Hall Museum

162 London Road, Northwich CW9 8AB, England
+44 1606 271640
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Interesting trip back in time

The museum is the last remaining part of the old workhouse and has some interesting memories on... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
GlutenfreeMike
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Basildon, United Kingdom
Week day out

Nice little museum about life in northwich I learned quite a lot about the area and life Very... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Susan C
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Buckley
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162 London Road, Northwich CW9 8AB, England
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

The museum is the last remaining part of the old workhouse and has some interesting memories on display. There is an introductory film which is worth watching. A school is held for children to give them an insight into what real schooling was like back...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Nice little museum about life in northwich I learned quite a lot about the area and life Very reasonable entry price and very helpful lady at the reception

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 16 March 2017

As it was a Wednesday afternoon, it was very quiet so we had the place to ourselves and the guy on reception was very pleasant and helpful. A lovely small museum with the history of the workhouse (which has been cleverly converted into the museum)...More

Thank ScottySouthShields
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The last time, I came here was when I was a child and the place was called "The Salt Museum". Now; it's not just a museum about Salt, but a museum about the history of Northwich. The museum is split into different sections and includes:...More

Thank Globetrotter6110
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We only called in because the place we'd gone to the area to visit was closed, but we were very pleasantly surprised by the standard of the displays and how much there was to see. Excellent value for money and a very friendly and helpful...More

Thank Welshgirl2010
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Didn't do the museum but was passing and bought a selection of stocking fillers for the kids - books, wooden puzzles, fossils - that kind of thing. Some nice and unusual little gifts!

Thank neddyb1
Reviewed 6 October 2016

For many poor, the workhouse was the final destiny in the 19th Century. In this old workhouse we have a chance to see how many ended their days, how families were broken up, and lots more. The information is well presented, and it’s perhaps the...More

Thank HeatSeekerWrexham_UK
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We went to this museum to see the only standard roman cavalry helmet ever found in this country but found the rest of it very interesting as well. It utilises the old Northwich Workhouse buildings and much of the museum is dedicated to that. It...More

1  Thank Michael J
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Felt compelled to write a review on behalf of myself and the young lady that I care for as we were both very impressed with the museum, particularly the curator on shift (Phill I think his name was?). He was very enthusiastic, emphatic and made...More

Thank Tania A
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We went to a couple of the activity days they run for children over the summer holidays. They were thoroughly enjoyable. The staff were excellent with the children and made the different activities around the museum fun for them. Will certainly be making a return...More

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