Museum of Cannock Chase

Valley Road
Hednesford
Cannock
Staffordshire
WS12 1TD

Tel: 01543 877666

Museum Entrance

About

The Museum of Cannock Chase was once home to the Valley Colliery It is free to enter and tells the fascinating story of Cannock Chase, from its industrial beginnings, to its military role, famous local citizens, social history, domestic life and wildlife.  Galleries include Cannock Chase Gallery, Interactive Toys & Games Gallery, 1940s Room, Miners Cottage Gallery, and Coal Mining Gallery with crawl through tunnel!

Enjoy our cakes, hot & cold drinks, ice creams and snacks in our Coffee Shop

Pick up a bargain from our excellent range of local history books.

Throughout the year we run a packed programme of family events and children's workshops. We also run an award-winning education service and have an exciting programme of temporary exhibitions.

Guide Prices

Free

Map & Directions

Road Directions

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.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest railway station is Hednesford, which is 1 mile away.

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Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impaired
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Catering

  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups
  • Guided tours for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for corporate hospitality

Parking

  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Site Features

  • Welcome Host

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Opening Times

Winter (1 Oct 2023 - 10 Mar 2024)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday11:00 - 16:00
Summer (10 Mar 2024 - 30 Sept 2024)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00

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

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