Open Monday - Saturday 10:30am - 5pm, Sunday 1pm - 4pm
Closed 24th - 27th December, 31st December and 1st January
Closed Bank Holidays
Admission is Free
Full independent access to the Ground Floor, including Exhibition Gallery One, Lecture Theatre and accessible toilet.
Art, Natural History and Silver Galleries and Exhibition Gallery Two on 1st Floor, Education Workroom on 2nd Floor (No Lift)
Free Entry. Guided tours £25 Group Size 20 - 40
Mon-Sat 10:30am - 5pm. Sun 1pm - 4pm.
Duration 1 - 3 Hours.
No Parking nearest Car Park is the Little Roodee.
Tea / Coffee Catering.
Step free access to ground floor galleries.
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Cyril Frank Eidlestein won the National Display Award of Great Britain for
sculpture in 1949 his life size sculpture of a Roman soldier has stood outside Chester
Museum for about 20 years. It is now inside in the Entrance Hall.
Chester Timeline Video presentation. An informative 15 minute TV presentation of the history of Chester.
Also in the room are artefacts from the different periods of the history of Chester.
The Newstead Roman Chester Gallery
The Newstead Roman Chester Gallery contains finds from Roman Chester. Click on the picture to find out more.
This is a reconstruction of a Roman building located in the Newstead Gallery.
The Graham Webster Gallery
This gallery contains Roman Tomb stones recovered from the City Walls. And also Roman altars.
The Mayor's Parlour
The Mayor's Parlour was moved to this location from the Ground floor gallery and officially opened on the 26th April 1995.
By the right worshipful the Lord Mayor of Chester Councillor J. G. Smith.
The Ridgway Silver Gallery
The Ridgway Silver Gallery. Click on the picture for more information.
First Floor Exhibition Room
First Floor Exhibition Room Two. It is used for artwork displays.
20 Castle Street
20 Castle Street is a house attached to the rear of the museum which has each room decorated in each period of the houses history starting as a timber framed building in the 1660's.
Displayed on the First Floor of 20 Castle Street are the only surviving complete set of Recorders made by Peter Bressan.
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Presenting and illuminating the life of a Roman soldier in Britain, by way of informative, educational and interactive
experiences for all ages.
We provide some of the only full time professional Romans in Britain and are available throughout the year, enduring the
British climate with authentic clothing and equipment. We constantly update our knowledge and equipment as archaeologists uncover new finds. We pride ourselves on our historical accuracy and strive to make our presentations relevant, educational and fun for all age groups.
Established in 1997, we provide tours of Deva Victrix (Chester), Mamucium (Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester) and other historical venues in the U.K. for:
Schools and other educational groups
Tourist, clubs and Societies
Our award-winning service is also available for:
Visits to schools throughout the U.K.
Giving talks and lectures
Meeting and greeting services for corporate clients and tourists
Providing Roman characters for promotions and presentations anywhere in the U.K.
Organising tailor-made events
Chester Archaeological society