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Grosvenor Museum, Chester

(3.6/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
Celebrate the rich history of Chester at the Grosvenor Museum. The free museum, opened in 1886, houses collections of Roman artifacts, musical instruments, artwork, and decor, all pertaining to early life in Chester. Admire the largest public collection of Louise Rayner paintings or the standing exhibit of original Roman tombstones. Don’t miss touring the three-story townhouse decorated in Victorian-style located behind the gift shop. Pack a lunch or plan to eat at one of the pubs in town as the museum has no onsite cafe. To visit Grosvenor Museum and other attractions in Chester, use our Chester itinerary builder.
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  • loved this place but could do with it being bigger , its free to get in , but lots to see ,can be abit scary for younger kids in the victorian house due to manakins 
  • Excellent free facility close to the main shopping precinct. Fascinating collection of Roman artifacts and a unique collection of Roman grave stones. 
  • We went to see a photographic exhibition of Polar scenes by Sue Flood which was terrific. The staff were friendly, there was no charge or mention of a donation. The historical info on Chester is inter...  more »