Englesea Brook Chapel and Museum

Englesea Brook Chapel and Museum
Museum of Primitive Methodism
Englesea Brook
Crewe
Cheshire
CW2 5QW
England

logo: Heritage Open Days 2014

Website

www.engleseabrook-museum.org.uk/

E-mail

engleseabrook-methodist-museum@supanet.com

Telephone

01270 820836

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A museum telling the story of a predominantly working-class religious denomination in a manner that raises questions about faith and identity in the contemporary world. Much of the museum is housed in a chapel dating to 1829. The graveyard opposite is the final resting place of Primitive methodist founder, Hugh Bourne.

Venue Type:

Museum, Heritage site

Opening hours

Thurs-Sat 1030-1715 & bank holidays
April-July, September-October
Thurs, Fri, Sat 10.30-5.15
Sun 14.00-1715
August Tues-Sat 1030-1715
Sun 14.00-1715

December-March closed (except for special events)
April-July and September-October closed Mon, Tues, Wed
August closed Mon except Bank Holiday Monday when we are open

Admission charges

Free admission. Small charge for booked groups.

Getting there

By Road: Map on website www.engleseabrook-museum.org.uk
Follow Brown Signs from junction 16 on leaving M6
By Rail: Crewe train station (5 miles) Taxis available at front of station
By Bus: Hourly service from Crewe to Newcastle passes Gorsty Hill (Broughton Arms) 15 mins walk.

Collection details

Archives, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Personalities, Religion, Social History, World Cultures

Key artists and exhibits

  • Hugh Bourne
  • William Clowes - 'Apostolic Clowes'
  • Methodist history
  • The Victorians
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Heritage Open Days 2014: Victorians for All

  • 11 — 14 September 2014

Come along and share our artefacts and fascinating stories.
Do the washing Victorian style, have a 'RANT' from the original pulpit or even put yourself in Gaol! Enjoy a complimentary coffee/tea with us while the children dress up & play with Victorian style indoor & outdoor toys - providing you with photo opportunities galore.

Admission

Please refer to the Heritage Open Days website for booking details and timings.

Website

http://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/directory/victorians-for-all

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Group Visits, Talks and Tours

Would your group like to have a special visit to Englesea Brook Chapel and Museum? It only costs £3 a head, which includes tea and coffee. Please contact us to arrange a date.

Quiet Day or Staff Awayday? We are a great resource, and can be flexible to meet your needs.

Getting there

By Road: Map on website www.engleseabrook-museum.org.uk
Follow Brown Signs from junction 16 on leaving M6
By Rail: Crewe train station (5 miles) Taxis available at front of station
By Bus: Hourly service from Crewe to Newcastle passes Gorsty Hill (Broughton Arms) 15 mins walk.

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