Bush Barrow Lozenge

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DEVIZES TASTER TOURS
Special free tours to celebrate English Tourism Week. A chance to find out about welcoming visitors to our town! Book now ...
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Children building Stonehenge in our Prehistoric Wiltshire Gallery

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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

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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

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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.

Want to bring a group or to visit in the evening? Telephone us to see how we can help.

Can you help us?

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








Interested in Wiltshire and its past?

The Wiltshire Museum in Devizes has outstanding collections of national and local importance. Run by a charity founded in 1853 we are examining exciting new opportunities and are seeking new trustees to help shape our future. We are particularly interested in hearing from you if you have skills or experience in marketing, audience development, developing projects or assisting with fundraising. However, if you have other skills that you can offer, then please do get in touch. Read more...
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Wiltshire Museum
41 Long Street, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 1NS
Telephone: 01380 727369
Email: hello@wiltshiremuseum.org.uk
http://www.wiltshiremuseum.org.uk



Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society
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