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Grosvenor Museum

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Grosvenor Museum & Shop 27 Grosvenor Street, Chester CH1 2DD, England
+44 1244 402008
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today with my friend and our 6 year old girls. Both were very excited to be their and there was only a few visitors. As we all Made our way round we were approached by one of the staff - infact she by passed...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Maps798154
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is full of rooms to view.There are plenty of Roman artefacts displayed.The museum is set over two floors.Dont miss the period rooms which entered by the shop,they are really interesting.Entry is free but you are requested to make a small donation which I...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Markuspil
Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

We always enjoy visiting museums and this was no exception. Being in Chester, there is a good selection of Roman artefacts on the ground floor. Well worth viewing is the set of domestic scenes from various periods of British history. I particularly liked the Victorian...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SusanneL527
Reviewed 11 February 2019

We had been to Chester in the summer and had done the bus tour where it mentioned the Grosvenor Museum, so we decided on our next visit to Chester that we would go to this museum. We didnt think that it would be very big...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 9 February 2019 via mobile

My 3 year old absolutely loved the nature room and the other things for kids to do. Plenty for grown ups to read and learn about too. Also loved the tiny tearoom. We will definitely return!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ClareT153
Reviewed 8 February 2019 via mobile

Ventured down to this museum with a couple of hours to occupy before meeting my wife for lunch. No problem in filling the 2 hours fully with the range of exhibits on offer. A particular highlight for me was the period house with 3 floors...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank manxseasider
Reviewed 30 January 2019 via mobile

Took our grandsons on an unexpected day off from school. A short walk from the bus stop in Pepper Street, this museum is free and funded from a suggested £3 donation per person. Small self service inexpensive cafe inside, the Roman antiquities appealed most to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SouthWalesTeapot
Reviewed 26 January 2019

Well worth a visit. Lots to see for all ages. Well laid out with different versions of Chester through the ages.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Daniel T
Reviewed 12 January 2019

Enjoyed a walk around around the Grosvenor museum though some rooms looked worn out. Came here after the advice of the Roman tour guide a and the model of the city was very impressive

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 9 December 2018

Thought I had read about it but they do actually have a pen use at Tokyo for the Japanese WWII Surrender together with another used in the Philippines. Unique as all others are Stateside. Also an extensive exhibit of roman bits and pieces well displayed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Malcolm B
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Diane D
25 April 2015|
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Response from louisej856 |
The museum is open between 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on Sundays.
28 February 2015|
Response from Peter e | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately none of the museum staff are producing eggs at this moment . Your pet tortoise will have to be kept chained up outside as we are worried he might try to chew dinosaur bones sorry