• Making Medicines Discover the science behind Roman cures
    and have a go at making your own medicines.

  • 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.


Minted: Making Money and Meaning

Until 16 October

The Museum's amazing money collection is at the heart of this exhibition, which looks at how money was made, how it was used by those who created it, and what it meant to the people who owned it.
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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 September 2016

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

Until September 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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