The Lion Salt Works is the last remaining open pan saltworks in Marston, Near Northwich Cheshire England . It closed as a works in 1986 and is now preserved as a Museum it is a listed building grade 2. It is now a visitor attraction that has been restored and has galleries that illustrate how the works operated , and also the effects on the economy and landscape of Mid Cheshire. The building also includes a rebuilt stove house with it’s associated salt pan in situ ,the smithy engine house , a brine tank and the rail tracks used for transporting salt on the site . There is a cafe , conference facility and a Play area .