What's OnThe Wiltshire Museum runs a series of popular events, ranging from lectures, walks, outings and conferences to family events and holiday activities for children.
These are listed below, and you can book many of the events online before all the tickets sell out!
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Fantastic Fossils - a Fun Exhibition for all the Family
Saturday, 23 July, 2016
Could you be a paleontologist? Come and see our fantastic fossil collection, learn about dinosaurs found in Wiltshire and discover what it was like during the Ice Age.
EXHIBITION: To Mametz and Beyond
Saturday, 06 August, 2016
This exhibition, curated by Richard Broadhead, commemorates the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.
BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY
10:00 am, Monday, 29 August, 2016
OPEN: 10am to 4pm
HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES: PREHISTORIC SEA MONSTERS
11:00 am, Wednesday, 31 August, 2016
Come along and create an underwater themed diorama, your own fossils and prehistoric sea creatures. You can also add sea creatures to our underwater scene which will be displayed in our Fossils exhibi...
YOUNG WANHS: September - visit to Mother Anthony's Well
10:15 am, Saturday, 03 September, 2016
A visit to the dig site.
HERITAGE OPEN DAY
10:00 am, Saturday, 10 September, 2016
An opportunity as part of the Devizes Heritage Open Day to visit the Museum and our current exhibition for FREE.
SATURDAY LECTURE: Exploring Avebury
2:30 pm, Saturday, 24 September, 2016
An illustrated talk by Steve Marshall.
LECTURE: Finding Pitt-Rivers Project
2:30 pm, Saturday, 01 October, 2016
By Jane Ellis-Schön, Project Curator at Salisbury Museum
EVENING AT THE MUSEUM
6:30 pm, Friday, 07 October, 2016
A guided tour of the Prehistory Galleries by Director David Dawson and a visit to the Archive & Library led by Bill Perry. Refreshments will be provided by acclaimed chef Peter Vaughan of Vaughan's K...
YOUNG WANHS: October - Pottery
10:15 am, Saturday, 08 October, 2016
Rosamund Cleal, Curator of the Alexander Keiller Museum in Avebury will be coming along to give a talk all about her pet subject .... Pottery.
CONFERENCE: The history of roads and the vehicles that travelled on them
Saturday, 29 October, 2016
The theme for this year's Industrial Archaeology Conference is Roads and Transport.
LECTURE: Remembering the Somme and Wiltshire's Missing Soldiers
2:30 pm, Saturday, 12 November, 2016
A lecture by Richard Broadhead guest curator of To Mametz and Beyond an exhibition commemorating the Battle of the Somme.
LECTURE: Roman Antikythera Shipwreck
2:30 pm, Saturday, 03 December, 2016
Searching, finding, survey and excavation. By Phil Short
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