Galleries

The Art GalleryThe Grosvenor Museum houses a large and varied collection. Some of our best collections are on permanent display, such as our internationally important collection of Roman tombstones. We also have a range of special exhibitions that often feature other items from our collections. These displays can be found in Gallery 1 on the ground floor, and Gallery 2 on the first floor. For details of our current and upcoming special exhibitions, please see our What’s on page.

Gallery 1

This is our special exhibition gallery, with the displays changing regularly. For more information on what you can see here, visit the What's On page.



  • Ground Floor

    Gallery 1
     

    Gallery 2

    Our second special exhibition gallery, with displays which are regularly changed. Upcoming exhibitions are listed on the What's On page.



  • First Floor

    Gallery 2
     

    Newstead Roman Gallery

    This gallery contains our display of Roman artefacts and archaeology. Learn about daily life in Deva, fortress building, the XX Legion and more.



  • Ground Floor

    Newstead Gallery
     

    Stories in Stone

    Learn about some of the people who lived in the fortress of Deva with this display of Roman tombstones; a collection of international importance due to the fact that so few survive.



  • Ground Floor

    Stories in Stone Gallery
     

    Natural Cheshire

    Discover the rich biodiversity of Cheshire with this display of geology, fossils and animals. Plus discover some surprising specimens and hidden treasures.



  • First Floor

    Natural Cheshire
     

    Period House

    Number 20 Castle Street is a typical example of a gentry townhouse. Explore the varied rooms within, that give an impression of how the house would have looked through the ages.



  • Over 3 Floors

    Period House Parlour
     

    Ridgway Silver Gallery

    The museum houses a nationally important collection, displaying four hundred years of Chester hallmarked silver, plus race trophies, church plates and more.



  • First Floor

    Silver Gallery
     

    Art Gallery

    The finest paintings and sculptures from the collection, on permanent display. They highlight the history of artistic practice and patronage in Cheshire and North Wales.



  • First Floor

    Art Gallery