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Grosvenor Museum

27 Grosvenor St, Chester CH1 2DD , England
01244 402008
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Ranked #11 of 31 attractions in Chester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Parks
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

This is a nice museum to visit while in Chester. It has a variety of things to see, along with some nice art work. The children will enjoy it as well. You don't need too much time to visit, an hour will do.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
24 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We only found out about this museum thanks to our wonderful Roman Solider "guide" on one of the the Roman walking tours of Chester (undertaken in the pouring rain I must add, what a hero, he was brilliant!) The tour at £5 per person for a 90 minute walking tour was well worth every penny and we would highly recommend... More

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Bedale, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

Free entry, you can make a donation if you like. The reconstructed house accessed via the shop was a delight. Well worth a visit.

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Runcorn, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

As a municipal museum entry is free, well laid out and an interesting view of Roman Chester. Didn't have enough time for a long visit so will definitely return to finish exploring

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New York, NY
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

One might easily pass up visiting this museum and that would be a loss. If you want to understand Roman Chester this is the place to go. The short video at the start provides the context and the special exhibit about Roman stones which was particularly well done. As for the rest of the museum, I'd say that was a... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
30 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

There is lots to see in this mueum. The period rooms are interesting. My grandkids love the roman sections. There are lots of interactive things for the kids too.

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Rotherham
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Free to enter and lots to interest all ages. Kids particularly like the open coffins with skeletons and the exhibitiion of Roman artefacts.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

Ok ....i know this has free entry (with a suggested minimum donation of £3) but i didn't find it overly interesting. There are leaflets for this in the tourist info shop and other places so we thought we would give it a go when we were passing. Luckily we didn't make a special trip. On entering it was hard to... More

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Queensland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Excellent. A really interesting museum with a lot of Roman artefacts to view. I really liked how it was child friendly and as it was school holidays there were several activities going on for the children.

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Derby, England, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

A small museum that is fine if you are in the area anyway, but not worth a special trip. A little bit lacklustre. Some interesting exhibits, but nothing special.

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