Nantwich Museum

Nantwich Museum

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

Kate Dobson

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Object Dialogue Box

More workshop pics

We have just started an exciting project to expand our offer in order to better meet the needs of people living in the community, particularly those who may be living with dementia. This project will see us create ‘reminiscence boxes’ and also an additional resource: an ‘object dialogue box’. On Thursday 4th July, Museum staff, volunteers, library staff, health care professionals, residents… (read more)

Room hire

Continuing its efforts to make the charity self sufficient in financial terms Nantwich Museum is offering for hire two meetings rooms at its Pillory Street premises. The Joseph Heler Room (upstairs) will accommodate up to 40 people in various layouts. The Millennium Gallery is also available in the evenings and on Mondays when the Museum… (read more)

Schools, Colleges and Community Groups

Schools, colleges and community groups Our workshops include: National Curriculum related workshops Hands on learning Handling objects from the collection Role play, living history and/or hot seating Exploring the Museum displays Tour of the town/riverside/canal Reception and Key Stage 1 Introduction to Museums A fun introduction to what a museum is and how it can… (read more)

Clock making in Nantwich

clock at Nantwich Museum

by Andrew Lamberton ALTHOUGH Nantwich is noted for its salt, leather and clothing trades, it is not generally appreciated that the town was an important centre for clock making. The museum has catalogued as many Nantwich-made clocks as possible. Photographs have been taken of each clock and a description has been included.  The catalogue consists… (read more)

Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteering Opportunities

Nantwich Museum relies on a team of about 50 volunteers to ensure its smooth running. There are many different aspects that people can get involved in: Front of house – Welcoming visitors to the Museum and dealing with general enquiries. Education – Assisting with education sessions, workshops and tours with the general public. Exhibition installation – Helping to… (read more)

Nantwich Artists

Herbert St John Jones DURING the first quarter of the 20th century, Herbert St John Jones, an artist in both water colour and oils, was an animal painter with a reputation for excellence throughout the United Kingdom. He was born in 1872 in Shrewsbury and at the age of four or five moved to Nantwich… (read more)