Heritage Britain

Cannock Chase, Staffordshire, England


A Historic Tour of Cannock Chase

A Historic Tour of Cannock Chase

Cannock Chase

A Great Day Out Ė on your doorstep!

Located on the edge of the beautiful Hednesford Hills Nature Reserve, the Museum of Cannock Chase illustrates the rich social and industrial heritage of the area, and the social and domestic life of times past.

Visit our Coal Mining Gallery to discover how coal shaped our area. Find out how local mining families lived in Victorian times in our Minerís Cottage gallery, and discover how the wartime housewife made ends meet in our 1940s Room.

A changing programme of exhibitions ensures that there is always something new to see. And our History of Toys and Coal Face galleries provide an exciting interactive experience for families.

Tour the galleries, relax with a drink in our coffee shop and then enjoy a walk over the adjacent heathland. Our museum shop offers a range of gift ideas, and our Tourist Information Point has details of other local attractions to visit.

The museum also runs an award-winning education service and a conference facility.

General Admission is FREE

NEW FOR 2008!
After our six months closure for a Heritage Lottery funded refurbishment, we are excited to present our brand new Local History Gallery, which tells the story of the Cannock Chase area. Why not come along and trace the history of the Chase?

CANNOCK CHASE HERITAGE TRAIL
The Museum is the hub of an exciting new Heritage Trail through the Cannock Chase district, between Cannock, Hednesford and Rugeley. The trail, suitable for walkers and cyclists, takes in the historic sites of the area, as well as providing the chance to explore the beautiful landscape of Cannock Chase. You can find out more and pick up a leaflet for this trail from the Museum.


For more Information please contact:
The Museum of Cannock Chase,
Valley Road,
Hednesford,
Staffordshire,
WS12 1TD.

Web:  www.cannockchasedc.gov.uk/museum
Email:  museum@cannockchasedc.gov.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1543 877666
Fax: +44 (0)1543 428272/425965

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