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The Victorian Workhouse Experience

1 July 2015 - 31 December 2020

Local history study – a significant site in the locality in a period after 1066

Experience the hard life of the poor in Victorian times by visiting the original workhouse for mid-Cheshire.

Enter the Guardians’ boardroom as a pauper seeking admission to the house. Discover the gruel and the routines of the workhouse, and then take a lesson in the 3 ‘R’s with the workhouse schoolteacher.

Try out a range of workhouse chores including laundry work and oakum picking.


1 July 2015
31 December 2020
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Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse
162 London Road, Northwich, Cheshire CH9 8AB United Kingdom
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01606 271640