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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:

  • Stephen T
    Bournemouth, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    3 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 21st June 2018
    This museum is free and located on two floors. Victorian building. Half the ground floor dedicated to the museum plus what appears to be the whole of the first floor. Roman themes, including grave... Read full review
  • ceb346
    Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    A bit disappointing, unfortunately.
    3 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 16th June 2018
    Sorry to say that altho’ this was interesting, it wasn’t as good as we expected. It is a free museum & well set out, but a little lacking. Read full review
  • thevontrapps
    St Helens, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Great Museum
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 14th June 2018
    I love this museum. I have been dozens of times and it always fascinates. Love the Roman gravestones...they bring the city to life. 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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