• 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

Inspired by Gothic: Ruins, Romance, Revival

Until 26 June 2016

The medieval past has often been seen in romantic terms – idealised as an age of faith and chivalry, its evocative remains stirring the emotions and appealing to tradition.
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Gothic exhibition events

From tales by candlelight to walking tours of Chester, find out more about the influence of Gothic on Chester and the arts.


Anne Lever: The Poetic Landscape

23 April - 17 July

Anne Lever lives and paints in rural Cheshire, which inspires her love and knowledge of the British landscape and its history.
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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 May 2016

Join us for crafts, spooky storytelling, Gothic hats, tissue paper landscapes and more.
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Adult events

Until May 2016

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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