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Nantwich Museum

Pillory Street, Nantwich CW5 5BQ, England
+44 1270 627104
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A very small place

They were to many children so you couldn't really get a good look at their items, I expect that it... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
makemyday2018
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Very good little museum

This is an excellent little museum focusing totally on the Nantwich locality. It is free. It only... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Philip M
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London, United Kingdom
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Welcome to Nantwich Museum. The fascinating history of one of Cheshire's most attractive and historic towns is brought to life by Nantwich Museum, founded in January 1980. Located in Pillory Street, at the heart of the town, the museum has main galleries telling the story of Nantwich through the ages - Roman salt making, Tudor Nantwich's Great Fire, the Civil War Battle of Nantwich (1644) and the more recent shoe and clothing industries. Free Admission.
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  • Average8%
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Hours Today: 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Pillory Street, Nantwich CW5 5BQ, England
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+44 1270 627104
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"local history"
in 14 reviews
"cheese making"
in 6 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 21 reviews
"free admission"
in 6 reviews
"roman times"
in 4 reviews
"interesting facts"
in 5 reviews
"english civil war"
in 2 reviews
"local cheese"
in 2 reviews
"little gem"
in 5 reviews
"packed full"
in 2 reviews
"cheshire cheese"
in 2 reviews
"visit nantwich"
in 2 reviews
"gift shop"
in 3 reviews
"all ages"
in 4 reviews
"town centre"
in 4 reviews
"lovely town"
in 2 reviews
"staff were friendly"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

They were to many children so you couldn't really get a good look at their items, I expect that it would have been a good place to see, maybe children could go if their wasn't any other visitors as it is very small

Thank makemyday2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an excellent little museum focusing totally on the Nantwich locality. It is free. It only has four or five rooms but provides a fascinating insite into the history and industry of the area. Learn about salt mining in the area or present and...More

Thank Philip M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been coming here since i was a child and it has just continued to improve, love the place!The museum is not given enough credit in the town for what if offers in education and entertainment.

Thank Cassie S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here for work experience and it has been packed full of local history and amazing artefacts, the staff are friendly and approachable with a real sense of community.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It has a good section on the making of salt hence the name Nantwich ends with wich. It also has a good display on its part in the English Civil War. Good information on the local clothing industry ans well as shoe making A very...More

Thank Roger D
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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

What a lovely twin. Then we found the Museum. Very interesting and educational. Only a little Museum, but it was well laid out, plenty in it, free and interesting. Lovely friendly staff and nothing too much trouble. Great little gift shop, which we bought a...More

Thank 170katyc
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Reviewed May 14, 2018

Items were very well displayed and text was easy to read. Staff were friendly and the shop was good. Certainly worth an hour or more of your time.

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Reviewed May 13, 2018

Visited with the family as daughter needed to do some research for school. Very informative well laid out museem, free to enter they just ask for a small donation

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Reviewed May 3, 2018

There is a good size exhibition space that is used to display local artists work. It's lovely to see local art that would otherwise not be seen.

Thank Lea Helygain A
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Reviewed April 25, 2018

Simply the best thing to do in Nantwich, and it's free! Explore local history and the exhibitions at the back are constantly changing!

Thank Elliot G
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Michelle F
April 13, 2017|
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Response from Kate D | Property representative |
Hello Michelle, Apologies for the delay in getting back to you. Yes we are wheelchair accessible. Next to the main entrance is a side gate for wheelchair access. Just ring the bell on the wall and you will be let in. Many... More
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