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This list of museums in Cheshire, England contains museums which are defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Also included are non-profit art galleries and university art galleries. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included.

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Name Image Town/City Type Summary
Anson Engine Museum Ruston Hornsby engine 1927 engine of 25 hp IMG 2562 Poynton Technology Stationary engines
Bollington Discovery Centre Image needed LHB Bollington Industry website, local cotton industry, located in a former mill, also local history and art
Catalyst Catalyst 1 Widnes Science Focus is the chemical industry
Cheshire Military Museum Image needed LHB Chester Military History of Cheshire's regiments, located in the barracks at Chester Castle
Congleton Museum Image needed LHB Congleton Local Local history, culture
Crewe Heritage Centre Image needed LHB Crewe Railway
Cycle Museum Image needed LHB Warrington Transport information, cycles from all over the world
Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker Hack Green Military Former government-owned nuclear bunker with Cold War and military exhibits
Lion Salt Works Lion Salt Works Marston Industry Working open salt works and museum
Mouldsworth Motor Museum Mouldsworth motor museum - - 219034 Mouldsworth Automobile website, motoring history and memorabilia
Museum of Amusements Image needed LHB Tattenhall Amusement website, restored vintage mechanical amusement machines and games
Museum of Policing in Cheshire Image needed LHB Warrington Law enforcement website, includes murder weapons, forgeries, pigeon carriers, photographs and records (vehicles ?)
National Waterways Museum, Ellesmere Port EP Boat Museum Ellesmere Port Transport Formerly the Boat Museum, features canal boats, history of the canals
Nether Alderley Mill Nether Alderley Mill 2 Nether Alderley Mill Operated by the National Trust, Victorian corn mill powered by water
Quarry Bank Mill Quarry Bank Mill Styal Industry Operated by the National Trust, former cotton mill and textile museum with steam mill engines
Silk Museums Macclesfield Image needed LHB Macclesfield Industry website, four museums about the local silk industry, including a Victorian silk mill, costume and silk manufacturing displays
Stretton Watermill Stretton water mill Stretton Mill Working water mill
Warrington Museum & Art Gallery Front of Museum Warrington Multiple Natural history, local history, archaeology, fine art, decorative arts
Weaver Hall Museum Salt museum northwich Northwich Multiple History of salt making, local history, archaeology

Defunct museumsEdit

  • On The Air: Broadcasting Museum, Chester, closed in 2000[1]

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