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DSC_1989The Grosvenor Museum
27 Grosvenor Street

01244 972197

Opening hours

Closed: 24-28 Dec and 1st January.

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



How to get here

By bus

10 minutes walk from the bus station, which is behind Chester Town Hall. 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.


The Grosvenor Museum has full independent access to the ground floor, including Exhibition Gallery One, the Lecture Theatre, the ground floor of the Period House, the Roman Gallery and the Roman Stones Gallery and accessible toilet.

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


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.


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. A list of all talks coming up until September 2017 can be found here. Please contact individual societies for more information.