The Grosvenor Museum
27 Grosvenor Street
We are improving our museum! We are currently having new lifts installed. If it’s possible you will need the lifts, we recommend that you phone the museum before your visit to check access during the installation. Our phone number is 01244 972197.
Tuesday to Saturday, 10.30am – 5pm (last admission at 4.15pm)
Sunday, 1pm – 4pm (last admission at 3.15pm)
Closed on Monday
But we are open Bank Holiday Mondays
We continue to follow many of our Covid precautions for the safety of our visitors and staff and we strongly encourage visitors to do the same.
Museum shop and café
Our shop stocks a range of books, greetings cards and historical gifts. Our cafe is open but with limited capacity.
How to get here
The Museum is a 10-15 minute walk from Chester Bus Station. 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.
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.
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 wheelchair access to the ground floor, including Exhibition Gallery One, the Lecture Theatre, the ground floor of the Period House, the Roman Galleries 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 Society Lec. 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
The Arts Society Chester Lec. Sec. email@example.com
Chester Film Society Lec. Sec. Tony Slater
Chester RSPB Lec. Sec. Norman Sadler 01244 335670
Adrian Sumner 01606 782516 AdrianSu3913842@aol.com