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The Chester Grosvenor Museum

27 Grosvenor Street, Chester, CH1 2DD.
Tel 01244 402008 / Fax 01244 347587
http://www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk/default.aspx?page=11306

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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The Grosvenor Museum

Ground Floor

Entrance

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

The Newstead Gallery
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.

The Newstead Gallery

This is a reconstruction of a Roman building located in the Newstead Gallery.
The Newstead Gallery

The Graham Webster Gallery

This gallery contains Roman Tomb stones recovered from the City Walls. And also Roman altars.

First Floor

The Mayor's Parlour

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 Gallery
The Ridgway Silver Gallery. Click on the picture for more information.

First Floor Exhibition Room

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.

20 Castle Street 20 Castle Street 20 Castle Street
Thomas Toft Bowl in the Stuart period at 20 Castle Street 20 Castle Street 20 Castle Street

Displayed on the First Floor of 20 Castle Street are the only surviving complete set of Recorders made by Peter Bressan.

Bressan Recorders, 20 Castle Street
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Roman Tours

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Presenting and illuminating the life of a Roman soldier in Britain, by way of informative, educational and interactive
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We provide some of the only full time professional Romans in Britain and are available throughout the year, enduring the
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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:

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