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  1. Hotels in Chester
    Looking for hotels in Chester?...If so, click here to browse and easily book from a wide range of hotels based on your needs and budget!
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    Travel through time with toys! See what children used to play with in the past and make your own versions, including peg people inspired by our exhibition of dolls in historical costumes.
    1. Third-Year archaeology students from the University of Chester will research, interpret and present fascinating finds from the West Cheshire Museum’s collections to explore this turbulent episode in our city’s history.
      1. Dewa,romans
        NEW for Easter 2024, join acclaimed archologist Englebert Winterbottom at the site of one of Britain’s smelliest discoveries! Be careful not to CRACK under the pressure of moving these delicate finds or you might just be left with EGG on your face!
        1. Ghost hunt,chester town hall,spooky fun,ghost hunting
          Join expert Ghost Hunters from Haunted Rooms and enjoy a night exploring the depths of Chester Town Hall!
          1. 13 Jul 2024
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          5. 23 Nov 2024
        2. Mobile phones have become a feature of our everyday lives. From maths to music, mapping to photo snapping, banking to gaming, micro-chip technology has transformed our lives in a few decades
          1. 3 Feb 202423 Jun 2024
        3. Dedicated to illuminating the life of Roman soldiers and life in Roman Britain.
          1. 1 Jan 202431 Dec 2024
        4. This exciting and unique tour will focus on medieval Chester in the year of 1403
          1. 1 Jan 202431 Dec 2024
        5. Guides for the Women of Chester Tour
          Walk in the footsteps of Chester's amazing women. Join one of our local guides on a walk through the city streets and nearly 2,000 years of history.
          1. Chester Ghost Tours have been delving into haunted happenings for over 30 years in a city renowned for its action-packed past.
            1. 1 May 202430 Nov 2024
            2. 1 Dec 202431 Dec 2024
            3. 1 Jan 202431 Dec 2024
            4. 1 Jan 202530 Apr 2025
          2. The Lady Diana returning to The Groves, Chester
            Enjoy a different side of Chester - the riverside!  Sail with us along the beautiful River Dee.
            1. 1 Jul 20248 Sep 2024
            2. 14 Sep 202429 Sep 2024
            3. 30 Mar 20243 Nov 2024
          3. Be enthralled by the tales and anecdotes of those who have contributed to the rich heritage of this much-loved city, beginning in Roman times, through the vibrant Medieval expansion period, the desperation of the Civil War, the Georgian elegance and the Victorian revival, right up to the present day.
            1. 7 Apr 202431 Oct 2024
            2. 1 Jan 202431 Dec 2024
          4. Exhibition at Sick to Death
            Explore the gory story of medicine through time. Learn and laugh in a gross but family fun attraction.
            1. 1 Jan 202431 Dec 2024
          5. The DEVA Roman Experience will take you on a voyage back through time 2000 years ago to Roman Britannia where the fortress of DEVA Victrix is welcoming visitors from far and wide.
            1. 1 Jan 202431 Dec 2024
          6. Take a trip to the top of our Tower! Visit Chester Cathedral and embark upon our award-winning Tower Tour – one of the best things to do in Chester!
            1. 8 Feb 202430 Nov 2024
          7. The Eastgate Clock
            Learn about Tudor and Stuart Chester through its stunning architecture as your guide uses character roleplay to regale everyday stories of dissolution, plague and even civil war.
            1. 1 Jan 202431 Dec 2024
          8. The Grosvenor Museum is full of surprises which tell the stories of Cheshire from pre-history to the 20th century.
            1. 2 Jan 202431 Dec 2024
          9. Chester Cathedral is many things to many people: a vibrant community of worship, an ancient abbey, an archaeological treasure, a cultural hub, a centre of musical excellence, a unique blend of modern and medieval history.
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          10. On Chester's unique Rows, past meets present – you’ll find England’s oldest shopfront alongside some of the most exciting independent shops, restaurants, cafes and bars on the Chester scene.

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