Grosvenor Museum (Chester) Reviews
Description:27 Grosvenor Street / Chester / CH1 2DD / Tel: 01244 402008 / Fax: 01244 347587.
Newest Review: ... the exhibits catalogues for specific people or items. I had a play on this and found it quite interesting but it seemed wasted and there was nobody to ask if you didnít know how to use it. It may be a useful resource for school parties. 5. Displays about Roman Chester (including how they locked doors and made archways). Robert really enjoyed playing with these interactive exhibits but the ... more
Customer Grosvenor Museum (Chester) Reviews (2)
by - written on 03/06/06 (Very useful, 193 readings)
OF LOCATION: Grosvenor Museum, Chester BACKGROUND: I had planned a weekend trip to Chester for my boyfriend and me and looking online (on this review site), I saw the Grosvenor Museum advertised. Reading this review, I decided it would be ideal for us to visit and it was free entry! This swayed it Ė we had to see what it was like. I printed off the review to show my boyfriend and he was hooked too, so the decision was made. ATTRACTIONS 1. The first room on the left as you enter has a video display about the history of Chester which we didnít watch as it was part way through and we decided not to disturb the other people watching it in order ... Read the complete review
by - written on 22/01/02, updated on 22/01/02 (Very useful, 137 readings)
The Grosvenor museum is based in Chester, deep in the heart of darkest Cheshire. This an historic city, and the collections the museum holds reflect this - it is most well know for housing the finds of over a century of excavation into the Roman origins of Chester (known then as Deva). I have been visiting this museum since I was first taken there as a child, and this is probably where my obsession with archaeology began! The museum has its origins back in the Victorian period, when civic pride and the wealth of Britain reached its peak - any city that was to be considered important had to have its own museum as a focus for culture and learning. The building ... Read the complete review
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