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Grosvenor Museum

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“roman artefacts”(29 reviews)
“period house”(27 reviews)
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Grosvenor Museum & Shop 27 Grosvenor Street, Chester CH1 2DD, England
+44 1244 402008
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All reviews natural history roman artefacts period house silver collection different periods stuffed animals period rooms worth a visit different eras interesting exhibits roman times free entry roman chester school groups gift shop great for kids rainy day
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Enjoyed a walk around around the Grosvenor museum though some rooms looked worn out. Came here after the advice of the Roman tour guide a and the model of the city was very impressive

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank G4439EZjanebar
Reviewed December 8, 2018

Thought I had read about it but they do actually have a pen use at Tokyo for the Japanese WWII Surrender together with another used in the Philippines. Unique as all others are Stateside. Also an extensive exhibit of roman bits and pieces well displayed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Malcolm B
Reviewed November 27, 2018

This is an OK local museum. The best bits are on the ground floor - a room on Roman Chester and a temporary exhibition on death, of all things. After that it peters off. The bulk is some dated Victorian interiors and a moth-eaten natural...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MrWil_low
Reviewed November 24, 2018

We stopped in here during our walk of the walls. The exhibit on the history of the city and its preceding Roman fortress was very interesting and complemented the wall walk well. They also had a special exhibition on death which was well presented and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 472adrianh
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Super free museum - donations please - with information about the history of chester, and changing exhibitions

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sunholstan
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Spent a couple of hours here - good variety of things to see and a very interesting Roman display as you would expect from a museum in Chester

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank T3433TKiang
Reviewed October 30, 2018

So much to see here. From Roman history through to natural history. Also lots about silver production during Victorian times.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

Nice museum and art galery but several area's were closed, hence the 4 star recommendation. Lots of children visiting so obviously used by local schools as an education resource.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank asiaUk
Reviewed October 25, 2018

Free in 2018 There was a lot of Roman stuff as you'd expect. There were some nice paintings Didn't like the stuffed animals but it was interesting to see the natural history of the area. Don't miss the period house beyond the shop with period...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Marine21
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Ample parking nearby. Child friendly. Attentive staff. Well worth a visit to learn more about Chester's origins.

Date of experience: October 2018
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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