Grosvenor Museum entrance
Grosvenor Museum entrance
Exhibits at this award-winning museum are divided into four main fields; Archaeology, Art & Architecture, Local & Social History, and Natural History.

ARCHAEOLOGY
Within this section are Roman artifacts, coins, medals, arms and armour excavated from the Roman fort of Dewa and surrounding areas.

ART & ARCHITECTURE
Displays include fine art, silver, furniture, clocks, architectural design elements, and watches.

LOCAL & SOCIAL HISTORY
A rich display of local crafts, costumes, musical instruments, glass, toys, ceramics, and written and photographic archives of the city and surrounding area.

NATURAL HISTORY
Here you can find out about the geology of the Chester area, invertebrate and vertebrate zoology, and biology of local species.

One of the most enjoyable parts of the museum is the City Timeline, which takes visitors on a historical journey into the rich past of Chester, from the time of the Romans.

There is a changing program of special events throughout the year. Facilities include a lecture theatre, refreshment area, shop, and toilets with baby changing units. Disabled access.

About Grosvenor Museum
Address: 27 Grosvenor Street, Chester, Cheshire, England, CH1 2DD
Attraction Type: Museum
Location: Just north of the Castle
Website: Grosvenor Museum
Email: grosvenor.museum@cheshirewest.gov.uk
Phone: 01244 972197
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OS: SJ405 660
Photo Credit: David Ross and Britain Express


NEARBY HISTORIC ATTRACTIONS

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Chester Roman Amphitheatre - 0 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Chester Castle, Agricola Tower - 0.2 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Eastgate Clock - 0.2 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

The Rows - 0.2 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Chester, St John the Baptist Church - 0.2 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Chester Cathedral - 0.4 miles (Cathedral) Heritage Rating

Roman Garden - 0.6 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Hawarden Old Castle - 5.3 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating



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Chester
Visitor Information Centre
Town Hall Square
Northgate Street
Chester
Cheshire
England
CH1 2HJ
Tel: 0845 647 7868
Email: welcome@chestervic.co.uk
Web: http://www.visitchester.com/
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