Visit us

DSC_1989The Grosvenor Museum
27 Grosvenor Street
Chester
Cheshire
CH1 2DD

01244 972197

Opening hours

Closed: 24-28 Dec and 1 January.

Monday–Saturday: 10.30am–5pm
Sunday: 1pm–4pm

 

 

How to get here

By bus

The Museum is a 10-15 minute walk from Chester Bus Interchange. From the Cross, walk down Bridge Street and at the traffic lights, turn right onto Grosvenor Street. The museum is on the left hand side, just by Convivio restaurant.

By train

20 minutes journey from Chester Railway Station. Take the shuttle bus from directly outside the station entrance to the city centre (ticket £1). The museum is a 15 minute walk from the bus stop.

By car

The nearest public car park is The Little Roodee Coach and Car Park on Castle Drive a 5 minute walk away from the museum. There is a disabled parking bay outside the museum.

Accessibility

The Grosvenor Museum has full wheelchair access to the ground floor, including Exhibition Gallery One, the Lecture Theatre, the ground floor of the Period House, the Roman Gallery, Stories in Stone gallery and accessible toilet.

The Art Gallery, Silver Gallery, Natural Cheshire gallery and Exhibition Gallery Two are on the first floor, the Education Workroom is on the second floor. There is no lift.

DSC_1987Refreshments

There is a small café at the museum offering hot and cold drinks, and small snacks. For something more substantial there are many cafes, restaurants and pubs nearby. You are welcome to eat your packed lunch in the Kings Arms Kitchen, however please note there is no disabled access. The Kings Arms Kitchen is used by schools over lunch periods during term time.

Shop

The shop stocks a range of books, greetings cards and historical gifts.

Talks by societies

Several societies use our Lecture Theatre to hold talks on various subjects. Please contact individual societies for more information.

Grosvenor Museum Society  info@grosvenormuseumsociety.co.uk

Chester Society of Natural Science, Literature and Art Lec. Sec. Tony Ord 01829 782262

 Chester Archaeological Society Lec. Sec. Alan Williams 01244 310563

Chester Photographic SocietyLec. Sec. John Dernie 01244 300166

Chester Civic Trust Lec. Sec. 01244 318415

Chester Society for Landscape History Lec. Sec. Diane Jackson 01352 741422

 Society of Thirteen Lec. Sec. Mike Nichol 0151 3261017

Chester Globetrotters Lec. Sec. Angela Blundell 01244 629930

Chester Decorative and Fine Art Society Lec. Sec. studysec@chesterdfas.org.uk

Chester Film Society Lec. Sec. Tony Slater

Chester RSPB Lec. Sec. Norman Sadler 01244 335670

Adrian Sumner 01606 782516 AdrianSu3913842@aol.com

Cambridge Society of West Cheshire and North wales