• Welcome to the website for the Warrington Museum of Freemasonry, where we hope you will discover items of interest concerning the history of Freemasonry in the North West of England through its many historical objects and books.

    The museum is located within the Warrington Masonic Hall:

    Winmarleigh House, 15 Winmarleigh St, Warrington WA1 1NB. Phone:+44 1925 651468

  • Museum Opening Times
    Wednesday 9:30 am  – 12:00 noon
    Other times are available by appointment only.

    Curator:
    Vic Charlesworth
    Tel: +44 1925 655416
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Heritage Open Days

Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th September, 10:00am to 4:00pm

Warrington is where the oldest documented Masonic meeting in England took place in 1646 and all members of the Public are very welcome come along and see both current and historic Masonic artifacts together with a drama depicting the history of Masonic practices.  Entry to the Masonic Hall, Museum and all events is totally free of charge.

Tercentenary Textile Exhibition – See the display of historical and current Lodge and Chapter banners and other textiles.

Embroidery Demonstrations – See the methods used in the creation of banners and other techniques performed by the Warrington Embroiderers Guild.

Guided Tours of the Masonic Rooms and Museum – Freemasonry has been ongoing in Warrington since at least 1646.  See the current Lodge Rooms and the antique furniture still being used for the purpose it was originally made.

Masonic Timeline and Pageant 1717 – 1813 – This humorous dramatic production will be performed on Saturday 9th September at 11:00am and 2:00pm.  There will be no charge.

For the Young or Young at Heart:

Teddy Bear Hunt

Design Your Own Apron – In the 18th and 19th Centuries it was common practice for Freemasons to decorate and personalise their own aprons, so help us to reintroduce this tradition by designing you own apron.

Everyone without exception is very welcome to visit the home of Masonry in Warrington during this Heritage Weekend.

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Discover the story behind the creation of the the new Museum Banner.

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