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Grosvenor Museum

27 Grosvenor Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2DD

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Tel: 01244 972197

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About Us

Fascinating displays on Roman life and times in Chester, particularly the military occupation. Period House with rooms from the 17th century to the 1920s. Explore ‘hands-on’ the geology and natural history of the area.

Enjoy the beauty of art, and discover the city’s important place in the history of English silver. With an active programme of special exhibitions and events there’s something for everyone at the Grosvenor Museum.

Open 10.30-5 M-S & 1-4 on Sundays. Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day & Boxing Day and NY Day.

Facilities include the conservatory shop. There is no café at the museum but there is a hot and cold drinks machine on the first floor outside the Kings Arms Kitchen.

There are many cafes, restaurants and pubs nearby. You are welcome to eat your packed lunch in the Kings Arms Kitchen, however please note there is no disabled access. The Kings Arms Kitchen is used by schools over lunch periods during term time.

Opening Times
Monday 10:30 17:00
Tuesday 10:30 17:00
Wednesday 10:30 17:00
Thursday 10:30 17:00
Friday 10:30 17:00
Saturday 10:30 17:00
Sunday 13:00 16:00

* Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day

Guide Prices

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Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


Road Directions

27 Grosvenor Street, Chester CH1 2DD. From the inner ring road, turn into Grosvenor Street and the museum is located on the right hand side.

Public Transport Directions

Only 10 minutes walk from Chester Town Hall; 25 minutes from Chester Railway Station


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Recent Reviews:

  • Janice G
    Trip Type:
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 21st March 2018
    More than you think to this place. Easy access and explanations to exhibits. On lots of different levels though. Read full review
  • David B
    El Barco de Avila, Spain
    Trip Type:
    Roman tombstones and a period house
    3 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 21st March 2018
    This is a relatively small museum with a good collection of Roman tombstones rescued from the city wall. The other element we enjoyed was the period house with rooms decorated in the style of... Read full review
  • Frances D
    Tayport, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Great Museum
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 19th March 2018
    Very interesting museum with Roman artefacts. So glad we didn’t miss this. Definitely worth a visit and would recommend this. Read full review


Provider Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Marketing Cheshire Member


  • Ramp / Level Access

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge) - The nearest public car park is The Little Roodee Coach and Car Park on Castle Drive a 5 minute walk away from the museum. There is a disabled parking bay outside the museum.

Payment Methods

  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Event Venue
  • Toilets

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Educational Visits Accepted


  • Regional and MiscellaneousChester Attractions Group Member Chester Attractions Group Member 2016

Opening Times

All year, 2018 (5 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
Monday - Saturday10:30 - 17:00*
Sunday13:00 - 16:00*

* Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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