Chester attractions

Island in Chester

Tancook Island

This island (population 190) is a 45-minute ferry ride from Chester's government wharf (round-trip $5.50, four services daily Monday to Friday, two daily on weekends). Settled by Germans and French Huguenots in the …
Museum in Chester

Lordly House Museum

A fine example of Georgian architecture from 1806, the Lordly House Museum has three period rooms illustrating 19th-century upper-class life and Chester history. The museum is also an artists' studio.