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Children’s Activity Day

What a fantastic gem of a place. They organise a lot of events during school holidays, things like... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2019
PaulMatt123
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Northwich, United Kingdom
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Very interesting "Life" Museum

As we were staying close to this Museum we visited it before the Lion Salt Works. We were... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2019
LionelT862
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Preston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 1, 2019 via mobile

What a fantastic gem of a place. They organise a lot of events during school holidays, things like making pop bottle rockets and wind chimes. I have two children under 5 and they both absolutely love it. It’s always extremely well organised and the guys...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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KateH3841, Manager at Weaver Hall Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks very much for your review. The holiday activities are really popular and there are a lot of interactive displays in the museum including a pianola! The museum is really popular for school visits with the same engaging and welcoming staff.

Reviewed July 14, 2019

Quite disappointed with this place very little incite into the workhouse which is what we went to see, although inexpensive the place lacks any real atmosphere of the past with the one exception the old school room, had the whole building been similar to this...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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KateH3841, Manager at Weaver Hall Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I'm really sorry you were disappointed with the Museum. We have tried to get the balance between the Workhouse and the Museum which tells the stories of the history of central Cheshire including its Roman significance, transport, social history, the salt and the growth of...More

Reviewed July 5, 2019

As we were staying close to this Museum we visited it before the Lion Salt Works. We were pleasantly surprised on how well this Museum was presented and the content which not only included the history of and life surrounding the workhouse but also information...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank LionelT862
Reviewed July 2, 2019

We attended the Poetry and music event which Angela Topping organised. The music from Gordon Tyrrall was excellent and the poems read were very high quality. Will certainly be visiting again next year.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Sharon F
Reviewed May 11, 2019

Nice museum in a historic building. The displays on the buildings origins as a workhouse. And on the areas industrial history were interesting. The lady on the entrance desk was super helpful and friendly. Admission prices are reasonable and there is free parking.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank joseph850
Reviewed May 1, 2019 via mobile

Visited as part of Sir John Deanes 'A'level course when I was supporting my grand daughter. The museum was very interesting and informative.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Steve W
Reviewed April 3, 2019

We decided to visit after having gone to The Lion Salt Works first. Entry to the Museum, which is housed in the old workhouse, was very competitive. We were greeted by a very friendly lady who explained the layout of the building and what there...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Janet H
Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

I was particularly interested in visiting a workhouse museum while I was visiting from Australia though unfortunately very few are open in the winter. Luckily, Weaver Hall is one of the few open and although not particularly large, it was great to see models of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Walkingwombles
Reviewed October 1, 2018

A very friendly staff will lead you through the development of Northwich town centre. The venue is especially suited to young people

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank proteafarmer
Reviewed August 19, 2018

A great place to develop an understanding of the workhouse and the industrial history of Northwich .Also an interesting art gallery too

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Phil C
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