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National Waterways Museum. Please click for www.nwm.org.uk

The real experience of canal life. The boat museum, with the worlds largest floating collection of canal craft, is set in Ellesmere Port's historic 200 year-old dock complex. Here you can discover the fascinating social and industrial history of Britain's canals. Hop aboard and explore the narrow boat cabins to experience how families lived and worked on the inland waterways, or try your hand at operating the interactive steam-powered crane. Then step back in time to visit the Victorian housekeeper in Porters Row and rediscover traditional toys and games of bygone days.

South Pier Road, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 4FW.
0151 355 5017
canalrivertrust.org.uk/national-waterways-museum
ellesmereport@thewaterwaystrust.org.uk

Directions
Car : The Museum is located off Junction 9 of the M53. From other directions you can find us by following the brown 'heritage' signs.
Bus : Ellesmere Port Town bus station is a 20 minute walk
Train : Nearest Station Ellesmere Port 10 minute walk

Facilities
Free car park, Working exhibitions, Industrial heritage cruise, full programme of family and school events, Cafe, Gift Shop, Group and family discounts

Opening Times
From April to October, the Museum is open between 10am and 5pm seven days a week.

Admission Costs
See Website

Access
Accessible car parking spaces.
Lift to upper floor of main exhibition.
Mostly level access around the site, although some areas are cobbled.
Wheelchair available.
Tactile maps.
Large-print guide available.
Guide dogs are welcome.

ChesterTourist.com Rating ***


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