Weaver Hall Museum & Workhouse
162 London Road
01606 271640 or email us.
Weaver Hall Museum opening hours
Tuesday to Friday, 10am – 5pm (last admission at 4.30pm)
Saturday and Sunday, 2pm – 5pm (last admission at 4.30pm)
We’re usually closed on Mondays but on the following bank holidays we will be open 2pm-5pm:
Temporary library service at Weaver Hall Museum
Northwich Library opened in its temporary location at Weaver Hall Museum on Monday 30 January, while the library building on Witton Street is being renovated.
The temporary library features a curated collection of the latest fiction and non-fiction titles for adults and children, internet access via public computers and free Wi-Fi, plus a range of events, activities and groups.
Weaver Hall Museum is walkable from the existing library building in approximately 15 minutes, either through the town or along the River Dane through Chinkers Field. It also offers free parking.
•Make a general library enquiry through the Cheshire West and Chester Council website
• Telephone: 01606 275646
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 9am – 5pm
Thursday and Friday, 9am – 7pm
Saturday, 9am – 1pm
More information can be found on the Northwich Library page of the Cheshire West and Chester Council website.
We continue to follow many of our Covid precautions for the safety of our visitors and staff, and we strongly encourage visitors to do the same.
Family (2+2): £10.00
Pre-booked groups: £2.60 per person
Entrance to the temporary exhibition, gift shop, coffee shop and library is free.
How to get here
The museum is situated on the A533 (London Road) about half a mile south of Northwich town centre. It is well signposted (follow the brown signs) from the A556 and is approximately a 30 minute drive from Chester and 40 minutes from Liverpool and Manchester. If you are approaching from the town centre, make sure you indicate and turn right immediately after passing under the railway viaduct. We have a large free car park which can accommodate coach parties.
The museum is fully accessible with designated disabled parking bays, accessible toilets, a lift to the first floor and a hearing induction loop in the mini-cinema.
You can download our full access guide below:
Students and local history researchers are welcome to make use of a wide range of resource material by appointment. The Mary Rochester library in the museum contains books and articles on the local history of the area and the salt and chemical industries in Cheshire. The library is named after one of the early curators of the museum who built up a wealth of resources connected to the salt industry in Cheshire.