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Grosvenor Museum

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Address: Grosvenor Museum & Shop 27 Grosvenor Street, Chester CH1 2DD, England
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+44 1244 402008
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10:30 - 17:00
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Sun 01:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 17:00
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Very Roman

Very much about the history of the city like the Romans and all their heritage the only downside was some school kid walked in to me.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Ethan E
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very much about the history of the city like the Romans and all their heritage the only downside was some school kid walked in to me.

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Thank Ethan E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

loved this place but could do with it being bigger , its free to get in , but lots to see ,can be abit scary for younger kids in the victorian house due to manakins

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Thank Kerry H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent free facility close to the main shopping precinct. Fascinating collection of Roman artifacts and a unique collection of Roman grave stones.

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Thank Andy W
Bangor, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to see a photographic exhibition of Polar scenes by Sue Flood which was terrific. The staff were friendly, there was no charge or mention of a donation. The historical info on Chester is interesting and we'll definately return to see the bits we didn't have time to investigate.

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Thank Pamela H
Chester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'll admit, although I live in Chester, in fact only a mile and a half from this museum, I haven't actually been in years. Those that work there will probably be able to work out how long ago, when I say there wasn't the gift shop at the back when I last went, yes, that long ago. There is currently... More 

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Thank Pollie1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been coming here for years and have always found interesting and new exhibitions introduced through the years.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Nice little museum, no set entrance fee but they suggest a donation of £3 per person. We spent about an hour there and visited all the rooms. We found the Victorian house to be the most interesting part.

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Llandudno, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Called in by chance for a break, after walking around the walls, and me and my 8 year old son were very pleasantly surprised. The Roman relics were brilliant and well presented, and the photo exhibition was interesting. Also activities for my son to do.And all for free!(made donation of course)!

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Thank MikeLinda23
Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Defiantly worth a visit from locals to holiday makers ,so much information about the history of Chester from Roman times to modern day ,plenty to explore .

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Holyhead, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Excellent Museum. Chronological history of Chester City and how Chester developed starting from the Romans placing importance on strategic importance on location.

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