Google Digital Garage @Wiltshiremuseum

We are delighted to be hosting a Google Digital Garage Workshop on Friday 31 August. Google Digital Garage is visiting market towns around the UK offering digital marketing workshops tailored to start ups, small businesses, and anyone starting out in digital marketing. The course is free to attend but spaces

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Conservator cleaning the large pottery vessel that held the Cunetion hoard.

Coins from Britain’s largest Roman hoard on display in first for Wiltshire Museum

Over 100 coins from the Cunetio Hoard of Roman coins are now on display at the Wiltshire Museum – the first ever loan by the British Museum to the Wiltshire Museum. This year marks the forty-year anniversary of the discovery of the Cunetio hoard of 54,951 coins made at the

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

A303 Stonehenge: supplementary Consultation – July 2018. WANHS Response.

Highways England launched a supplementary consultation concerning three proposed changes following the Statutory Consultation – see the Highways England consultation page for details. Our A303 Working Group has drafted a response that has been agreed by our Board. This follows the principles established in our response to the Statutory Consultation.

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Help shape our future! Join our Trustees.

Would you like to help shape the future of the Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society (WANHS) to inspire people to explore the archaeology, history and environment of Wiltshire? We are looking for three talented, motivated and creative people to join our Board of Trustees and help shape our future. 

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Call for Presentations: The Great War in Wiltshire Conference

Showcasing recent research to mark the centenary of the First World War Saturday 1 December at the Tidworth Garrison Theatre Organised by Wiltshire Museum and the Defence Infrastructure Organisation   Call for Presentations, poster displays and stands. Over the last few years a great deal of research has been undertaken

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

WANHS Response to the Highways England Consultation on the A303 at Stonehenge

WANHS has today published its response to the Highways England proposals for the A303 Stonehenge: Amesbury to Berwisk Down. Key points We understand that the government has decided that improving the route of the A303 will take place and that to ‘do nothing’ is therefore not an option. We welcome

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Dr Paul Robinson, FSA. As we at the Museum remember him. Image courtesy of Diane Robinson

Exhibition in tribute to Curator Dr Paul Robinson

Opening on 12 May is our next exhibition ‘Telling Wiltshire’s Story: 30 years of support from Art Fund’. The exhibition is dedicated to the memory of Dr Paul Robinson, who was Curator of the Wiltshire Museum for more than 20 years. Paul devoted much of his career to acquiring nationally

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The oldest depiction of Stonehenge in the Wiltshire Museum’s collection. Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain, watercolour from 1784, by Joshua Gosselin.

A303 Stonehenge – WANHS draft response

Highways England recently announced a consultation on proposals for the A303 at Stonehenge, including a tunnel. The Society Trustees set up an A303 Working Party to review the proposals and have agreed a draft response to the Consultation. We are now asking Society Members for their views on our draft

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Speak Out Women of Devizes – textile artist commission

Freelance commission: Textile Artist for Community Project in Devizes Wiltshire Museum is seeking a textile-artist, experienced in community work, to facilitate a project celebrating women gaining the vote in 1918. ‘Speak out Women of Devizes!’ has been funded by the Women’s Vote Centenary Grant Scheme, which is part of the

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Weather Alerts

Museum CLOSED – Sunday 18 March. Due to the snow, we will not be opening the Museum today. We should be open again on Monday (19 March).  Thank you to everyone for their support and patience during the adverse weather.   We are monitoring the weather during the current cold

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