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Museum, free entry


Wheel outside the Museum

Wheel outside the Museum

Special Offers

  • Offer: On presentation of the Staffordshire Enjoy Card receive a 10% discount in the gift shop.

    Offer not to be used in conjunction with any other promotion or discount. No cash alternative.
    Dates valid:
    • Mon 23 May - Fri 16 Dec 2016


Museum of Cannock Chase

01543 877666


Valley Road,
WS12 1TD


The Museum of Cannock Chase site was once home to the Valley Colliery. The pit has gone and in its place are over 30 acres of green space on the edge of Cannock Chase, at the gateway to the Hednesford Hills Nature Reserve. The hills form one of the last remaining areas of heathland in Britain.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Guided tours for groupsSmoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impairedFacilities for visually impaired

Opening details

January - Easter: Monday - Friday: 11:00 - 16:00

Easter - September: Daily: 11:00 - 15:00

October - December: Monday - Friday: 11:00 - 16:00

Last admission 30 minutes before closing. Closed two weeks at Christmas and New Year.


Free entry



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Map reference: SK 005128  Lat: 52.71286 Long: -1.99402

Located on the edge of the Hednesford Hills Nature Reserve. The Museum is just 15 minutes walk away from Hednesford bus and train station. It is easily accessible by car and coach from the M6 and M6 Toll, and A460 with ample parking.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired
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