• Step back in time From Roman artifacts to silver hallmarked in Chester,
    the Grosvenor Museum explores the rich history
    of Chester and the surrounding areas.

  • Learning comes to life The Grosvenor Museum offers a
    wide programme of cross-curricular sessions
    across all key stages.

  • 130 Years of the Museum Join in with our celebrations

In Good Humour: Disease, Doctors & Dying in the Roman World

9 July until 6 November 2016

Explore the fascinating world of Roman medicine, from diagnosis, to deals with the Gods, through to death, with amazing artefacts from across the Roman Empire.
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In Good Humour exhibition events

From making your own Roman medicines to having your ailments diagnosed by a Roman doctor roaming the streets of Chester, find out more about Roman doctors' unique contribution to the history of medicine.


Modern Drawings: Vision and Temperament

22 October -15 January

Dr Tom McGuirk, Senior Lecturer in Fine Art at the University of Chester, has selected this exhibition from the Grosvenor Museum’s collection of modern drawings
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130 Years of the Grosvenor Museum

Throughout 2016

The Grosvenor Museum first opened it's doors to visitors in 1886, 130 years ago. Join us for a year full of special events to mark this anniversary.
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Family events

Until January 2017

Join us for coin crafts, days finding out all about Roman medicines, a Roman funeral and more.
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Adult events

Until January 2017

Talks, demonstrations, walks and more linked to our exhibitions program and collections.
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Minis and More: Female Fashion from the Swinging Sixties

Until July 2017

This small exhibition shows day and evening dresses, holiday and wedding dresses – the diversity of the 1960s.
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Learning comes to life

With a range of education workshops across Roman, Victorian, and more, time periods, your school will find learning comes to life at the Grosvenor Museum.
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