Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum

Pillory Street, Nantwich, CW5 5BQ ~ Tel: 01270 627104

Kate Dobson

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Nantwich Buildings Exhibition Opens!

Come and check out our new exhibition at Nantwich Museum. All are welcome, always free to visit! There are some new prints of Nantwich Buildings available for purchase in the shop too if the exhibition takes your fancy!

Events Coming Up In The Next Month

Friday 25th May 10:30-12:30pm Coffee Morning Tuesday 29th May 10:30-4:30pm David Jewkes FREE Painting Demo Wednesday 30th May 11-3pm Half Term Crafts and Quizzes Workshops (only £2 per child) Thursday 31st May 11-3pm Half Term Crafts and Quizzes Workshops (only £2 per child) Tuesday 5th June Simon Bowler Nantwich Buildings Exhibition Opens (running until 21st… (read more)

New Volunteering Opportunity – Publicity Officer

Role Description: Publicity Officer, Nantwich Museum Nantwich Museum is a local, community organisation and charity. In addition to a our permanent exhibitions that reflect the rich history of this market town, a wealth of other activities also take place including temporary exhibitions, workshops, talks and events. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved with… (read more)

Can You Help Us?

The Museum has a collection of whitesmith’s tools, used for forging objects out of tin, pewter and other light metals. Tin ware was being produced from early in the seventeenth century and in Cheshire there were whitesmiths/tinsmiths in Crewe, Weaverham and doubtless elsewhere. Between 1835 and 1883 there were up to six braziers, tinplate workers… (read more)

Great British Railway Journeys visit Nantwich

On Wednesday 17th January 2018, at 18:30 on BBC TWO, Michael Portillo visited Nantwich – as part of the Great British Railways Journeys television series. The current series (Series 9) is set in the Edwardian period and Michael’s visit to Nantwich will see him look at the history of the Brine Baths Hotel.  Bill Pearson, a volunteer… (read more)

Siege & Battle of Nantwich Exhibition Now Open

Events leading to the Battle of Nantwich in January 1644 are the subject of a new exhibition in the Your Space Gallery at Nantwich Museum entitled: The Siege & Battle of Nantwich. Running from Tuesday 9 January until Saturday 24 February the exhibition explores how the siege of the town by Royalist soldiers developed in… (read more)

Festive Cheer at the Museum

Visitors and volunteers recently enjoyed a concert of Christmas music led by the Wistaston Singers. The drop-in, sing-a-long concert has become a regular Christmas fixture at the museum and, despite the inclement weather the Millennium Gallery was full of visitors eager to join in the festive spirit. Refreshments were served after the concert providing everyone… (read more)