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Grosvenor Museum

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Address: Grosvenor Museum & Shop 27 Grosvenor Street, Chester CH1 2DD, England
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10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Roman Chester

Very interesting museum - especially its Roman galleries. It silver collection is exceptional. Good collection of pictures of Victorian Chester.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very interesting museum - especially its Roman galleries. It silver collection is exceptional. Good collection of pictures of Victorian Chester.

Pakenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The only drawback is that the museum is situated somewhat away from the main city centre and it could do with some better sign posts in order to find; however, it's worth the walk. The Museum houses collections exploring the history of Chester, with particular emphasis on the Roman occupation. The actual building dates back to the 17th century and... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great if you want to find out some more about the Romans in Chester loads to see on the ground floor, even had roman luggage labels, buckles coins and a model of the roman fort. Also lots of natural history stuff from victorian collectors on the first floor, a reasonable selection of average victorian art. Also have a reconstruction of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love coming here to chill and continue where I left off last time , Pleasant and relaxing place and so much interesting items to look at and read. And it's FREE 👍👍 Started bringing my son here and he loves to look and touch some of the exhibits. Great informative place to come

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The building itself is full of character, with a winding staircase and little corridors leading off to unexpected rooms. The displays are interesting, and are mainly on the Roman history of Chester. There was also an excellent display on LGBT history from Roman times to the present, which was a subject I knew nothing about - I think this display... More 

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Eastham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small museum but lots to see. The Roman artifacts are really interesting & a whole gallery is given to Roman tombstones & is well worth a visit. It tells of the people relating to the stones & lots more. this is one of the best collections of roman tombstones in Britain. Upstairs there is a small art gallery &... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Do not miss a visit to this museum - it really brings to life the history of life in Chester. Amazing display of nearly 2000 year old Roman tombstones together with a vivid description of what life was like then. Also, a series of rooms with lifesize figures in them showing what life would have been like in the last... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

lovely building many interesting Roman artifacts. part of museum is displayed with victorian and Edwardian rooms in tablou form.ideal way to spend a couple of hours on a cold wet day

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On entry we enjoyed the Inuit Exhibition and art work, and the room with Roman stones which included an area dedicated to LGBT which we found surprisingly explicit but very interesting. In some rooms we found the art work was hung in a very old fashioned style, and the natural history room was boring in its layout and lacking in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a great deal to see here for families the History of Great City. Once this has been visited it is time to walk the wall and identify what it was like in the past.

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