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Gold from the time of Stonehenge

Gold from the time of StonehengeOur award-winning displays feature spectacular treasures dating to the time of Stonehenge and worn by people who worshiped inside the stone circle.

Telling Wiltshire’s Story

500,000 years of Wiltshire’s story told in a brand new £750,000 gallery featuring high quality graphics and leading-edge reconstructions.

Lots for children too

Follow Archie and Ollie on a gallery trail, build Stonehenge, examine the evidence under a microscope and try on Bronze Age clothes.

"A must-see before visiting Stonehenge or Avebury"

We are one of Tripadvisor's top-rated attractions in Wiltshire. Other comments from visitors include “You haven't really seen Prehistoric Wiltshire till you've seen this!” and “Breathes life into Stonehenge”

Something for everyone

We have fascinating displays telling Wiltshire's story, including Roman treasure and agricultural history. New galleries tell the story of Devizes and our new Saxon Gallery features the Making of the Kingdom of Wessex.

Special Exhibitions

Our latest special exhibition is Wessex Places, landscape drawings and prints by David Inshaw, Dave Gunning, Rob Pountney and Ray Ward, which runs until 2 January 2016.

Open 7 days a week

Monday - Saturday 10-5, Sundays and Bank Holidays 12-4. Opening times during the festive period will vary. Go to the What’s On section for details. Open throughout the year, except on Winter Mondays from January until the Easter break. For more details about visiting the museum please follow this link.
Want to bring a group or to visit in the evening? Telephone us to see how we can help.

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We are an independent charity. Please support us in our work by making a donation.

Museum launches fund-raising campaign to secure rare Saxon coin from East Grafton, near Bedwyn, Wiltshire

The Museum has launched a fund-raising appeal to secure a rare Saxon Gold coin found at East Grafton, a village between Burbage and Great Bedwyn. The coin was struck in modern-day France between about AD655 and AD 675. The coin is being auctioned in early December with an estimate of up to £12,000. Read more...


Wiltshire Museum
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