Welcome to Nantwich Museum’s Things To Do page. We shall be adding more family friendly activities soon, so please remember to keep visiting this page.
Find out about past events that shaped our town.
Events that have shaped the town – downloadable comics
Download, print, colour and find out more about the Battle of Nantwich and the Great Fire of Nantwich.
Click on the pictures above to download. Why not have a go at making your own comic?
We have developed a range of trails where you can explore out town and learn more about the history of Nantwich. Remember to stay safe and observe social distancing. Please remember that many buildings are private property, but can be viewed from the road.
Nantwich Town Trail
Our town trail starts at the Museum, and guides you to some of the more interesting sites in our beautiful historic town. How many questions can you answer? An ideal activity to do as a family.
The Great Fire of Nantwich Trail
Find out more about how, and why, why this terrible disaster affected Nantwich.
Nantwich Benchmark Trail
Did you know quite a few building in Nantwich have a special sign on them? Learn where to find them and what the signs were used for.
This introductory tour tells you what benchmarks are for, and where to find them.
We also have two trails, where you can find even more benchmarks.
If you wish to have these trails on your phone, please scan this QR code:
Nantwich Workhouse Trail
Did you know that Nantwich had its own workhouse, where poor people ended up? This tour should be suitable for most ages – but younger primary children will appreciate some adult interpretation.
Nantwich Shoe Factories Trail
Find out where the shoe factories were in Nantwich:
Why not have a go at making your own timeline of events that have taken place in your life time? Take a look at our Nantwich timeline to find out all about the things that have happened in our town.
We have created some online jigsaws with a Nantwich spin! Some (but not all) of these have been posted on Facebook and Twitter as part of the Nantwich Digital Museum initiative during the Covid-19 lockdown. Click on the titles below to access the jigsaws.
Digital Museum (easy)
Welsh Row frogs (easy)
Nantwich Museum in bloom (easy)
Water Mills around Nantwich (hard)