Grosvenor Museum

Grosvenor Museum, Chester: Hours, Address, Grosvenor Museum Reviews: 4/5

Grosvenor Museum
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Parks • History Museums
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
1:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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4.0
745 reviews
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EESW1
Lincolnshire, UK2,540 contributions
A wonderful collection of Roman artefacts along with others for the non Roman fanatic!
Aug 2021
I've been meaning to visit here for years... It was well worth the wait! The Roman galleries aere excellent with a lot of artefacts and enough information to whet the appetite but not too much to esend you into overload!

There is also a natural history gallery with stiuffed animals and birds and information about habitats and ecology. The Silver gallery had a wonderful collection of every size and shape of silver imaginable. There is a small picture gallery and also the period rooms for those wanting a break from the Romans!

Allow plenty of time!!
Written 8 August 2021
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Nicola S
Leicester, UK220 contributions
Interesting Roman Artefacts
Jun 2021 • Couples
We visited specifically to look at the local Roman finds and were not disappointed. The number of stone tablets was incredible and the condition of them excellent, the reason for which becomes clear from the display. There is also a short film explaining all about the creation of one of the grave markers.
Also recently reopened was the period house which has several rooms set up as they would have been in years gone by. I loved this house, the core of which we were told dated back to the 17th century, with various additions made over time.
All the staff we spoke to were lovely and helpful.
Written 22 July 2021
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Christopher G
Oxted, UK418 contributions
Terrific Museum
Jun 2021
This small museum is certainly worth visiting, they have a really good display of Roman artifacts found locally, We spent around an hour looking at all the items ( although we are history buffs).
Other rooms have some interesting local historical items on display from different eras, but the Roman items are fascinating.
Written 27 June 2021
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salrosblue
United Kingdom105 contributions
Interesting museum
May 2021 • Friends
Interesting small museum with variety of artefacts. Friendly staff. Well signposted for covid safety. I liked the Roman items.
Written 22 May 2021
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Hannah S
Bradford, UK30 contributions
Decent visit
Oct 2020 • Friends
Quite basic but it was free. Well organised in relation to keeping people safe regarding social distancing. Informative.
Written 9 October 2020
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suesalford
Cadishead, UK388 contributions
Not the most obvious of places but great displays especially the treasure finds
Sep 2020 • Couples
Visited via a booked slot as required at the moment. A careful one way system in place and striving to make the best of what a visitor can see. We loved the treasure find exhibition with some really interesting finds including small finds but of great antiquity and some incredible coin finds with many all together. There is much to see about the Roman history in Chester and some typical Victorian type art exhibitions. The building is rather old fashioned but has a lovely courtyard at the back but no refreshments at the moment. The entrance is close to Chester castle and an easy walk through from the city. Parking in car parks nearby.
Written 21 September 2020
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jeremy_hartigan
Chester, UK818 contributions
Local History Highlight
Nov 2019 • Solo
Excellent local history, from the annuls of time the museum covers pre history to late 1970,s covering social history and local interests relevant to the beautiful city of Chester. There is no parking but plenty available near by and the replica Victorian and Edwardian interiors are both interesting and informative. A great place for parents and children alike
Written 21 September 2020
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NB1957
659 contributions
Fascinating
Sep 2020
I was lucky enough to book an advance time slot as understandably entrance is currently restricted. All very sensibly and carefully managed for social distancing and somehow it made the experience so much better as there was plenty of room to see the exhibits easily. I am so glad that I had a chance to visit this museum as there was so much to see and it delivered far more than I had expected. Where to start......the hoards that had been discovered were really a surprise, how much had been found and the stories behind their discovery, a stunning collection of Chester silver and a fascinating insight into the history of the city and how it had changed since Roman times, the local wildlife, geology and so much more besides. There was also a really striking exhibition of illustrations of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Clive Hicks-Jenkins. Wonderful museum and as I said I was so pleased to be able to visit it.
Written 12 September 2020
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Phil C
Chester, UK67 contributions
Tired and shabby
Sep 2020
It is about time that Chester built a Roman experience and redesigned this museum to highlight over aspects of Chesters history
Written 4 September 2020
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ScotlandGlee
scotland78 contributions
Well worth the visit
Aug 2020
You have to phone and book a time for entry due to covid 19. Its not a problem and staff are very helpful.
This place is just steeped in local history and beyond. There are many artifacts to observe and read about, The roman section is fabulous, it's amazing to think hundreds of years ago, Chester was started by The Romans and its influences can still be seen today.
A very good museum with interaction for children also. Absolutely a must to visit when in Chester.
Staff friendly and informative. One way system due to covid and one toilet open for customers. Hand sanitiser provided and social distancing required. Very very good.
Written 21 August 2020
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  • Sun - Sun 01:00 - 16:00
  • Mon - Sat 10:30 - 17:00
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