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Grosvenor Museum

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“roman artefacts”(28 reviews)
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Grosvenor Museum & Shop 27 Grosvenor Street, Chester CH1 2DD, England
+44 1244 402008
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Current exhibition of work of Michael Sandle RA is an excellent opportunity to view the sculptors work - bravo the Grosvenor for putting it on, and thanks to all who made it possible. The two Rembrandt's workshop pictures are also well worth making an effort...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent place. It's much bigger than you imagine when you enter and it was free entry ( not sure if it always is or if it's heritage week? ) A really great place to visit and the Victorian house as well was just icing on...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Donations are welcomed but there was no feeling of compulsion. The Roman gallery was very informative you could look out for a couple of mis-spellings on the information boards - especially where 'lover' has been written instead of 'lower' ! The themed historical rooms are...More

Thank Anne C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Roman stuff. Film about Chester from prehistoric times to the future. Victorian house. Paintings, art. Tea shop. Shop.... lots to see! Go there. It’s free!

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a lovely building inside and out, it was interesting to have a chance to visit. theres lots to see about the romans including a room of roman grave sculpture and a long room filled with artefacts. its a museum in the traditional sense its not...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visted this museum when staying in Chester and were very impressed . Interesting history houses and a period room cafe. Good Roman exhibition.

Thank Marie W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting exhibits on display. Lots to see and it reminded me of aspects of my childhood when I walked through their History house divided into time zones

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Reviewed 11 August 2018

This museum is a real treasure chest of finds from Roman Chester, but it also houses very interesting period rooms from Stuart, Georgian and Victorian days, and even a functioning 1950s tea room! Admission is free, and there are lots of features both for kids...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2018

Planned to visit on a trip to Chester and was really impressed. Compact but with lots of interesting exhibits well laid out. Great for kids as lots of hands on areas for learning and expression. Fascinating and informative of Chesters Roman history. The house attached...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Great for kids I had not been to the museum for years I was pleasantly suprized how well it's been kept and how lovely the staff work. Definitely worth a visit I will be returning soon to get help with tracing family tree.

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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.
27 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