Museums and Art Galleries: Cheshire West (North)
National Waterways Museum
South Pier Road, Ellesmere Port. CH65 4FW • (0151) 355 5017
Ellesmere Port looks after one of the greatest collections of historic boats in the world. Sitting where the Shropshire Union Canal meets the Manchester Ship Canal and the River Mersey, volunteers, funders and Trust staff have transformed the old docks into a fantastic family day out.
Using the latest interactive technology and hands-on exhibitions, you can truly experience what it was like to live and work on our waterways over the last 200 years. Plus, discover how canals and rivers are still making life better by water today.
Café Serving Meals, Picnic Area.
No easily accessible wifi. No smoking.
April to October: 10am-5pm daily; November to March: 10am-4pm daily (please check the website for any late changes).
Advance booking available.
Located north of Chester in Ellesmere Port off junction 9, M53.
Ellesmere Port railway station: 15 minutes walk.
Limited onsite parking available - payment required.
Looking for things to do near Chester then visit the National Waterways Museum, Ellesmere Port. There's lots of fun family activities to enjoy. Plus boat trips, cafe and gift shop.
National Waterways Museum, South Pier Road, Ellesmere Port. CH65 4FW • (0151) 355 5017
Last Updated Wednesday 15 April 2020
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