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Grosvenor Museum

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“roman artefacts”(28 reviews)
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Grosvenor Museum & Shop 27 Grosvenor Street, Chester CH1 2DD, England
+44 1244 402008
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Grosvenor Museum and shop was another fascinating piece of Chesters history. We had a good look round this house that contained numerous artefacts from bygone times. Even the grand staircases walls were lined with paintings of people who had lived in this house over...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I love this museum and have only fond memories from my child hood so we decided to spend an afternoon revising all the tourist hot spots in Chester and started here! The staff are so friendly I had my 8 month old with me in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is well worth a visit. It is free and they just charge £1 for a photo permit. We struggled a little with the stairs and one of the small assistance lifts wasn't working properly. Nevertheless there is so much to see, including an...More

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Grosvenor Museum is easy to miss, situated on Grosvenor Street away from the centre of the City, however it's a real Treasure Trove, with everything from modern day art exhibitions to ancient Roman relics, items from Chester's social past to coins and silverware. There...More

Thank Tremse
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Current exhibition of work of Michael Sandle RA is an excellent opportunity to view the sculptors work - bravo the Grosvenor for putting it on, and thanks to all who made it possible. The two Rembrandt's workshop pictures are also well worth making an effort...More

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Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Excellent place. It's much bigger than you imagine when you enter and it was free entry ( not sure if it always is or if it's heritage week? ) A really great place to visit and the Victorian house as well was just icing on...More

Thank VALEDIreland
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Donations are welcomed but there was no feeling of compulsion. The Roman gallery was very informative you could look out for a couple of mis-spellings on the information boards - especially where 'lover' has been written instead of 'lower' ! The themed historical rooms are...More

Thank Anne C
Reviewed August 25, 2018

Roman stuff. Film about Chester from prehistoric times to the future. Victorian house. Paintings, art. Tea shop. Shop.... lots to see! Go there. It’s free!

Thank Peter B
Reviewed August 22, 2018

a lovely building inside and out, it was interesting to have a chance to visit. theres lots to see about the romans including a room of roman grave sculpture and a long room filled with artefacts. its a museum in the traditional sense its not...More

Thank michaelinman11
Reviewed August 21, 2018

We visted this museum when staying in Chester and were very impressed . Interesting history houses and a period room cafe. Good Roman exhibition.

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Diane D
April 25, 2015|
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Response from louisej856 |
The museum is open between 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on Sundays.
February 27, 2015|
Response from Peter e | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately none of the museum staff are producing eggs at this moment . Your pet tortoise will have to be kept chained up outside as we are worried he might try to chew dinosaur bones sorry