Bush Barrow Lozenge

Rare flowers discovered in Roman hoard - read the full story here ...
Our response to the A303 Stonehenge Consultation - give us your views

Come and see our 'Yesterdays' exhibition celebrating 200 years of the Gazette and Herald
Devizes Gazette and Herald exhibition poster

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NOW ON - Fantastic Fossils - our Fun Exhibition for all the Family
Could you be a paleontologist? Come and see our fantastic fossil collection, learn about dinosaurs found in Wiltshire and discover what the Ice Age was like!
Bush Barrow mace featured on British Museum Teaching History in 100 Objects
Stone mace head

Stonehenge elite's treasures were made by children
Find our more about this remarkable new story and the BBC Operation Stonehenge programme

What people are saying about the Museum ...

* Great new Bronze Age gold displays. A must see. Bush Barrow is sublime. Neil Wilkin, Curator of Bronze Age Collections, British Museum
* Massive display of the 'original crown jewels' in Devizes - ITV News
* ... puts Devizes’ Wiltshire Museum into a totally different league - The Independent
* Dazzling Display - The Times
* Stunning new galleries - see them soon - Tripadvisor review
* The best prehistory exhibition - Tripadvisor review

The museum on TV ...
* Walking through History - Avebury to Stonehenge with Tony Robinson - West Kennet long barrow, Channel 4
* Jadeite axe - The Flying Archaeologist, BBC
* Bush Barrow gold lozenge - Sky at Night, BBC
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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 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 and agricultural history. New galleries tell the story of Devizes and our new Saxon Gallery features the Making of the Kingdom of Wessex.

Winter Opening Times

Tuesday - Saturday 10-5, Closed Sundays and Mondays from Sunday 27 November 2016 to Monday 6 February 2017 (inclusive). Please always check we are open before making a long journey. 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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Wiltshire Museum
41 Long Street, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 1NS
Telephone: 01380 727369
Email: hello@wiltshiremuseum.org.uk

Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society
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