Gold from the Time of Stonehenge

Our 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 our £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, the Story of Devizes and our new Saxon Gallery features the Making of the Kingdom of Wessex.


Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society

About us

We are an independent charity, with net public funding of £670 towards our running costs. The Museum is run by the Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society and is supported by admissions, retail, events and the generosity of our members, present and past.

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Exhibitions - now and next ...

The Winds and Words of War: Posters and Prints from the San Antonio Public Library

The San Antonio Public Library and San Antonio Public Library Foundation own a collection of WW1 propaganda prints and posters, which are on a two-year tour of Europe.  Wiltshire Museum…

Reconstruction of Stonehenge shown from above in the snow

INTERPRETATION & EXPRESSION: ARCHAEOLOGY & ART – Peter Dunn – Archaeological Artist

Peter Dunn archaeological reconstruction artist will be exhibiting some of his sketches and paintings produced over the past 10 years whilst working in the UK and overseas. Items from the Museums…

THE BLACKSMITHS CRAFT by John Girvan

Exhibition of rural traditional art made by local blacksmith John Girvan in his forge in Devizes. The larger items featured in the displays are more than two metres high and…

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Awarded Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017


Latest News

Stonehenge against a clear blue sky with the Slaughter stone in the foreground

A303 Stonehenge tunnel consultation

Highways England has launched the formal consultation about the Stonehenge tunnel. Find out more the proposals and about how we will prepare a formal response

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Aardman Early Man cardboard characters in the Wiltshire Museum doorway

Early Man comes to the Wiltshire Museum!

Early Man has come to our Museum! On now at The Palace Cinema Devizes. Show us your cinema ticket from the Palace and get £1

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