Major exhibition of Thomas Hardy objects opens to the public at Wiltshire Museum

The largest collection of Thomas Hardy objects ever displayed at one time opens this week (28 May). Hardy’s Wessex: The Landscapes that Inspired a Writer is a ground-breaking exhibition which spans four museums in Wiltshire and Dorset, including Wiltshire Museum in Devizes. Across the four venues, the exhibition tells the

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Watercolour looking along a grassy ridge towards a chalk cut figure of a White Horse on the top of the hill.

Weston Loan Programme support for Eric Ravilious: Downland Man exhibition

We are delighted that we have been awarded a £25,000 grant from the Weston Loan Programme with Art Fund to support our Eric Ravilious: Downland Man exhibition, opening in September 2020. The exhibition will feature loans from from V&A, British Museum, Imperial War Museum, Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

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Devizes War Memorial - semim-circle of plaques with names of those who gave their lives with vases of flowers below.

New Exhibition: Wiltshire Remembers: Aftermath of the First World War

An exhibition to commemorate the end of the First World War, and how the individuals who did not come home were remembered, opens at Wiltshire Museum on 21 October 2018. Curated by local historian, Richard Broadhead, the exhibition will include a Wall of Remembrance for the 10,000 who are on

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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

STOP PRESS: featured on Walking Britain's Roman Roads on Channel 5 Select at 9pm on 29 July 2020. Over 100 coins from the Cunetio Hoard of Roman coins were displayed at the Wiltshire Museumin 2018 – the first ever loan by the British Museum to the Wiltshire Museum. The laon

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On loan from GCHQ – key moment in history on display at Wiltshire Museum

On loan from GCHQ is the decrypted telegram which finally pushed America into the First World War. It is included in an exhibition of US wartime propaganda posters at Wiltshire Museum in Devizes. Copies of selected documents from the Zimmermann Telegram files are on loan from GCHQ. Arthur Zimmermann was

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