Grosvenor Museum, Chester
History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
Exhibits at this award-winning museum are divided into four main fields; Archaeology, Art & Architecture, Local & Social History, and Natural History.
Within this section are Roman artefacts, 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.
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
OS: SJ405 660
Photo Credit: David Ross and Britain Express
NEARBY HISTORIC ATTRACTIONS
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low to exceptional) on historic interest
Chester Roman Amphitheatre - 0 miles (Roman Site)
Chester Castle, Agricola Tower - 0.2 miles (Castle)
Eastgate Clock - 0.2 miles (Historic Building)
The Rows - 0.2 miles (Historic Building)
Chester, St John the Baptist Church - 0.2 miles (Historic Church)
Chester Cathedral - 0.4 miles (Cathedral)
Roman Garden - 0.6 miles (Garden)
Hawarden Old Castle - 5.3 miles (Castle)
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