Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse

Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse

Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse

London road, Northwich.

The museum has a wealth of artefacts and displays exploring rock salt mining, open pan salt making from Roman to Victorian times, and subsidence resulting from salt extraction.

The displays include objects from all three townships of Northwich, Winsford and middlewich as well as local history, archaeology and the story of the museum building’s former use as a Victorian workhouse.

There is a coffee shop area and from the 13th September the special exhibition is ‘Trapped in Time’ exploring dinosaurs and fossils.

Admission is £3 adult, £2 concession, £1.50 child and Family £7.  More information can be found at www.weaverhallmuseum.org.uk

27. Packing Table Salt. Not all salt was bagged, dairy salt destined for households was packed in containers. Murgatroyd's.JPG
Packing Table Salt. Not all salt was bagged, dairy salt destined for households was packed in containers. Murgatroyd's. Philip Shales ©