Visiting Us


April to July

Thursday, Friday and Saturday 11am-3pm

Sunday 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm


Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 11am-3pm

Sunday 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm

September to October

Thursday, Friday and Saturday 11am-3pm

Sunday 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm

November to March Closed

If you would like to visit the Chapel & Museum outside our normal opening hours, please contact us to arrange a time.


Our address is: Englesea Brook Lane, CW2 5QW.

The Chapel and Museum are on the left as you approach from Barthomley, opposite the Graveyard and Car Park.

The entrance to the Tea Room is at the back of the cottage. Just follow the ramp!

By Car

Look out for the Brown signs, which will guide you to the Museum from several directions.

From the M6: At the roundabout at Junction 16 of the M6 and the A500, follow the brown signs and take the (smallest) exit signposted Alsager, immediately before the M6 North exit.  Take the first left to Barthomley, and follow the road through the village and round until you reach the hamlet of Englesea Brook.  The car park is on the right past the graveyard, opposite the Chapel and Museum.

By Rail

The nearest railway station is Crewe (5 miles).

By Bus  (D & G no. 85)

An hourly service runs from Crewe and Newcastle.  The nearest stop is Gorsty Hill (by the Broughton Arms).  From there it is a 15 minute walk.


Englesea Brook Museum is a small, charitable organisation and relies on income from donations, fund raising and grants.

  • There is no admission charge, but there is a donation box!
  • School class visits are charged for at £4 – £5 per head for a full day’s visit, depending on the programme.
  • Adult groups are charged £5.00 a head for a talk, tour and refreshments.
  • Research is carried out free of charge by museum staff, but donations are requested.
  • A small charge is made for special events at the museum to cover the costs of materials.