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Catalyst

Mersey Rd, Widnes WA8 0DF, UK

Museums

About Catalyst

The Catalyst Science Discovery Centre is a science and technology museum in Widnes, Halton, North-West England. It holds a collection of archives relating to the chemical industry, these include documents, photographs, and the entire research archive of the ICI General Chemical Division. One of the iconic museums in this area and it gives you an offer to interact with present-day science.



Attractions near Catalyst

The Mersey Gateway1.41km from Catalyst

The Mersey Gateway Bridge is a six-lane toll bridge over the Mersey between the towns of Runcorn and Widnes.  forms part of a wider project to upgrade the infrastructure around the Mersey crossings that includes major civil engineering work to realign the road network, change and add tolling to the Silver Jubilee Bridge, and build new interchanges together with landscaping 9 km of highway.

Royden Avenue2.35km from Catalyst

Royden Park is a large area of parkland adjacent to Thurstaston Common, which offers a wide range of activities and facilities.  The woodlands are home to a wide variety of resident birds such as woodpeckers, owls, and treecreepers. The meadows support many wildflowers including orchids. Roodee Mere is stocked with carp regularly and is open for fishing for permit holders.

Norton Priory Museum & Gardens is one of Cheshire's hidden gems. Once home to a medieval church, this is the most excavated monastic site in Europe. Visitors can explore the 12th century undercroft with beautiful vaulted ceiling and the priory ruins showing the layout of the medieval buildings. The museum displays thousands of objects discovered at the site, which tell the 900 year history from priory to mansion house and the stories of the people who lived here.

Walton Hall and Gardens8.77km from Catalyst

Walton Hall and Gardens welcomes you to the former home and gardens of Lord and Lady Daresbury and Warrington's premier destination.   The hall and its surrounding garden and grounds are owned and administered by Warrington Borough Council.  You can explore the beautifully maintained gardens, playing a round of adventure golf or relaxing with a coffee in the Heritage Café, It’s the ideal family destination with something for everyone.

Speke Hall, originally built in 1530, has an atmospheric interior that spans many periods. The Great Hall and priest hole date from Tudor times, while the Oak Parlour and smaller rooms, some with William Morris wallpapers, illustrate the Victorian desire for privacy and comfort.  One of the iconic attractions in this area and it will be a new experience for you.

Gulliver's World Theme Park9.74km from Catalyst

Gulliver's World children's theme park resort in Warrington, Cheshire is specially designed for families and children aged between the years of 2 and 13.  The largest of the three Gulliver’s parks to date, spanning 80 acres. It is located midway between the cities of Manchester and Liverpool and also features a Splash Zone mini indoor waterpark, Blast Arena, and the first Gulliver’s Hotel.

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Cheshire, a geographic and historic county and former administrative county of northwestern England. The county covers 905 square miles and has a population of around 1 million. It is mostly rural, with a number of small towns and villages supporting the agricultural and other industries which produce Cheshire cheese, salt, chemicals, and silk.