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.
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.
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