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Your Visit

Droitwich Spa Heritage & Information Centre
St Richard's House
Victoria Square
Droitwich Spa
Worcestershire
WR9 8DS
Opening Hours
Current opening hours are:
Monday 10am to 4pm
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 10am to 4pm
Thursday 10am to 4pm
Friday 10am to 4pm
Alternate Saturdays 10am to 1:30pm
June 4th and 18th
July 2nd, 16th and 30th

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

We now accept card payments as well as cash and cheques.


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 Workshop Sessions

Lasting around an hour per class. We do not charge but ask for a small voluntary contribution.
Led by the Heritage Managers and experienced volunteers. We offer a variety of topics including:

The importance of salt to Droitwich

Roman Droitwich

The story of radio at Droitwich

The history of Droitwich

The activities generally consist of a hands on activity and a talk in the Salt Museum.

Brass rubbing.

We have a wide range of historical figure and animal brasses available.

School-led Visits

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

Advance bookings are required for all sessions.

Please contact the Heritage Centre for further details and to book.