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Dolls in historical costumes
Until 30 June

A catwalk of dolls model hand-sewn costumes, showing how fashions have changed from 1066 through to the 1980s.


Speed of Change
Until 23 June

Micro-chip technology has transformed our lives in a few decades. This exhibition explores the everyday objects we used before all the apps came along.


Retracing Footsteps – The Changing Landscape of Yr Wyddfa / Snowdon
Until 15 September

Explore Wales’s most iconic mountain through photography, prints and drawings, alongside extracts from 19th century Snowdon summit hotels’ visitor books.


Sporting Life
Opens 13 July

To celebrate a summer of sport, our small costume exhibition explores clothing from our collections specifically designed for sport.


The Romance of Ruins - the Etchings of George Cuitt
Opens 20 July

Discover the picturesque etchings of Chester's greatest Regency artist. This exhibition draws extensively from the Grosvenor Museum's art collection.


Louise Rayner: Victorian Watercolour
Opens 21 September

The much-loved watercolours of Louise Rayner (1832-1924) present a uniquely charming vision of Victorian Chester.


Art School 2024
Every month, check for dates

Join local artist and heritage worker India Hackett for a fun and informal evening of creativity.


Object of the Month

Find out more about the hidden stories in our collections with an in-depth talk from one of our Curators.


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Cheshire Image Bank

This online resource is a collection of digital images of photographs, postcards, prints, slides and negatives, all related to Cheshire.


Working Women in Cheshire: Wartime and industry, 1914-1950.

An online exhibition highlighting the essential role women played during both World Wars.