Grosvenor Museum, Chester
Categories: History Museums, Nature & Parks, Museums
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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I finally visited the Grosvenor after living on the Wirral for a decade. Parking near the racecourse is convenient. Entry is free. The museum has a strong emphasis on Roman history and more widely the... read more »
We visited at the end of the day and ran out of time, so we returned the next day. Lots of interesting exhibits and the house at the back (through the shop) is well worth avisit to see the different p... read more »
This is a very interesting museum for all ages. Roman artefacts and soldiers, 19th century paintings and tip top silver etc, The guide for the paintings however does need refreshment on presentation s... read more »
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