Grosvenor Museum

LOCATION

CHESTER, CHESHIRE

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The Grosvenor Museum houses collections exploring the history of Chester, its art and silver heritage, and its natural history. Find out about life during the Roman military occupation, and visit the Period House, with rooms from the 17th century to the 1920s. There is a year round programme of special exhibitions, with an inspiring service for schools. Admission to the museum is free, however donations are welcome.

Grosvenor Museum
27 Grosvenor Street, CHESTER, CH1 2DD
Phone : 01244 972197

Features

Facilities
  • Parking nearby
  • Cafe
Accessibility
  • No lift access to upper floors
  • Accessible toilets
Opening Times
  • Open all year
  • Opening Times: Open Mon-Sat 10.30-5, Sun 1-4

About The area

Discover Cheshire

Nestled between the Welsh hills and Derbyshire Peaks, the Cheshire plains make an ideal location to take things slow and mess around in boats. Cheshire has more than 200 miles (302 km) of man-made waterways, more than any other county in England. The Cheshire Ring is formed from the Rochdale, Ashton, Peak Forest, Macclesfield, Trent and Mersey and Bridgewater canals. This route takes you through a lot of Cheshire, and bits of other counties as well.

While exploring the county’s waterways, covering ground on foot or admiring the typical white plaster and black timber-frame houses, make sure to have a taste of Cheshire’s most famous produce. Although Cheddar has become Britain’s most popular cheese (accounting for over half of the cheese sales in the UK), it was once Cheshire cheese that was in every workman’s pocket back in the 18th century. Its moist, crumbly texture and slightly salty taste mean it goes well with fruit, peppers or tomatoes. As well as the usual white, there are also red and blue veined varieties.

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