Museum of Cannock Chase


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Valley Road Hednesford
Cannock
Staffordshire
WS12 1TD
England

Situated where the Valley Colliery once stood we now have over 30 acres of green space on the edge of Cannock Chase. Today the hills form one of the last remaining areas of heathland in Britain.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Easter to the end of September: 11am to 5pm Daily October to Easter: 11am to 4pm Monday to Friday Last admissions are 30 minutes before closing

Charges:

Free admission

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Children's play area
  • Education facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Library
  • Library with public access
  • Meeting room available
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Parking for coaches
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Picnic area
  • Reception and lunch facilities for educational groups
  • Refreshments
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Shop
  • Study facilities
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas
  • Wheelchairs available for loan

Facilities information:

The library is open by appointment only.

Services:

  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Activities for pre-school children
  • Braille information and/or interpretation
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Foreign language leaflet or brochure available
  • Induction loops in exhibition spaces
  • Information point provided
  • Large print information and/or interpretation
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
  • Public access available to collections information
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Specialist publications on collections available
  • Teaching/resources available for HE/FE students

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