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Nantwich Museum

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Nantwich Museum
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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...more
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Hours Today: 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Pillory Street, Nantwich CW5 5BQ, England
+44 1270 627104
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All reviews local history cheese making well worth a visit salt mining roman times free admission interesting facts run by volunteers english civil war small size donation box little gem a number of occasions cheshire cheese packed full visit nantwich gift shop
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today and the lovely staff allowed me to use their excellent facilities to carry out some uni work. The exhibitions are great with good interactive interpretation. This place is a huge credit to Nantwich.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lucy D
Reviewed 9 October 2018

A Tardis and time capsule of the history of Nantwich. An abundance of information and historical articles on display. Definitely worth a visit or two or more.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Soulman450
Reviewed 9 October 2018

The Museum is in the former Public Library and you can wander round the museum and learn about the Great Fire, Civil War and salt making and also read about the various items that were made in Nantwich like shoes, clothing and clocks. You can...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank vivEngland
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Welsh Row is a historic street in Nantwich,The name stems from the time the Welsh visited the area to obtain salt. I saw the exhibition last week when I visited the museum for its monthly fundraising coffee morning. It was clear, well-designed and informative. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Catherine E
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This was a very interesting museum although small it gave you a understanding of the area in times past and today with the famous cheese .the staff helpful and answered any questions you might have ,it's free but there is a donation box which you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank geraldine1312017
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Visited this excellent museum on a number of occasions. Never disappointed with the well maintained exhibits

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank David H
Reviewed 27 August 2018

If your a visitor to Nantwich you would be well advised to spend an hour or so at this local museum, whilst not big it’s full of local artefacts of life through the ages in the town. Particularly interesting are theEnglish civil war items..

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank cambo2910
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Happened upon this museum yesterday. Quite small from the outside but very informative about the history of Nantwich & the area. Very pleasant & helpful staff on hand to explain anything to you & point out some of the more unusual exhibits & how they...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sue L
Reviewed 6 August 2018

A good display in the museum at the time of visit. These change on a regular basis. Worth a visit whilst in Nantwich town.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank jermima J
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Plenty to see in this museum, from the early beginnings of Nantwich to the present day. Plenty of details on the salt industry and cheese production.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank peterbates2015
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Michelle F
13 April 2017|
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