Half Term Halloween at the National Waterways Museum

Deep in the museum, something is stirring...

Event details

27 October 2019 to 1 November 2019

National Waterways Museum Ellesmere Port

Shropshire Union Canal


National Waterways Museum Ellesmere Port

South Pier Road
Ellesmere Port
CH65 4FW

This Halloween Half Term, there’s something spooky for everyone, have a look at what's going on...


Sunday 27 October

Pumpkin carving for families from 11am to 3pm

Family Ghost Tours around the museum at 1.30pm and 3pm (meet at reception)

Monday 28 October

Canal lock demonstrations at 11am and 12pm

Blacksmith Demonstration at 1pm

Machine Shop Demonstration at 2pm (meet at reception)  

Tuesday 29 October Young engineer’s day in the power hall from 11am to 2.30pm (booking essential)
Wednesday 30 October Pumpkin carving for families from 11am to 3pm
Thursday 31 October

LEGO Make and Take: Halloween Bats & LEGO Free Play from 10am to 4pm

Lock Keeper for the Day from 10.30am to 3pm (booking essential)

Ghost Tours of the Museum at Night at 7pm to 7.45pm and 8pm to 8.45pm (booking essential and suitable for 7 years and over)

Friday 1 November

Young curator day from 11am to 2.30pm (booking essential) 

All our Halloween activities are including in your annual ticket. Pay once and return as often as you like for one year.


Adult (16 & over) £9.75. Child (6-15) £6.00. Child (5 and under) Free. Family £25.00. Concession £8.50.

For bookings and more information, please telephone 0151 355 5017 and choose option 7 for reception.


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