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Your Visit

Droitwich Spa Heritage & Information Centre
St Richard's House
Victoria Square
Droitwich Spa
Worcestershire
WR9 8DS
Opening Hours
Monday to Friday 10:00am to 4:00pm
Saturdays 10:00am to 1:30pm
Closed Sundays and Bank Holidays.

Getting Here By Car

Droitwich has several long and short stay paid car parks, click on the link below to find a full list

Short and Long Stay Car parks

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Accessibility - brief access statement

  • The entrance to the Heritage Centre is through a large door. Double doors can be opened up to allow easy access for pushchairs and wheelchair users.
  • The entrance is on a level with the ground outside.
  • All the rooms within the Heritage Centre are level.
  • The Salt Museum lighting can be a little subdued.
  • We have audio and/or associated printed material for the visually or hearing impaired.
  • All the rooms have one or two chairs for visitor comfort.
  • Assistance dogs are welcome.
  • We welcome children of all ages.
  • There is a disabled toilet.
  • The Heritage Centre team does reserve the right to ask anyone to leave if they are behaving in a way not considerate to the building and its contents.
  • Should the fire alarm sound, we would ask that you vacate the building via the front doors, or follow a member of staff to fire exits, and gather at the meeting point in the front gardens.

Download our full Access Policy here: Access Policy

Facilities

We do not have a café on site but we are well situated in the centre of the town with easy access to many cafes, restaurants and pubs.

Click on the link below to find a leaflet listing many places to eat in Droitwich

Places to eat

Coach Parties

There is a drop off point just over the road from Morrisons Supermarket, Covercroft, Droitwich WR9 8QU.

Payments

Unfortunately we do not accept card payments. We accept cash and cheque only.


Learning

We encourage schools and other learning groups to come along and explore and enjoy the unique history of Droitwich for themselves. A session at the Heritage Centre might mean handling genuine artefacts, giving an experience unlike anything in a classroom! We offer a variety of topics.

Themed Sessions

Lasting approximately 45 minutes. £1.50 per person.
Led by the Heritage Manager with teacher input. Choose from:

The importance of salt to Droitwich

Roman Droitwich

The story of radio at Droitwich

The history of Droitwich

Includes tours of the Salt Museum and the 'Droitwich Calling' room of BBC equipment.

Workshop Sessions

Lasting approximately 45 minutes. £1.50 per child.
Led by the Heritage Manager with teacher input. Choose from:

Interactive discussion about Roman pottery with the opportunity to handle various potsherds and make some observational drawings of your own!

Brass rubbing. We have a wide range of historical figure brasses available.

Can include a tour of the Salt Museum.

School-led Visits

Schools are welcome to show classes around by themselves. We are happy to provide worksheets and other activities. A small charge would apply for resources.

Charges and advance booking are required for all sessions.

Please contact the Heritage Centre to book.