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The National Waterway Museum

The former dock of Ellesmere Port in Cheshire is now home to the National Waterways Museum.

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The site has warehouses, dock offices, locks, canal basins, stables, a collection of historic boats, an archive, a blacksmiths forge and a pump house full of steam powered engines. The site is largely untouched, there is even a row of period decorated cottages called Porter's Row.

Parking: Yes

Postcode: CH65 4FW

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