This was a fantastic museum. They have really thought about children and made large areas of the museum interactive for them to explore not just look at.
Gold from the Time of Stonehenge
Our 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, the Story of Devizes and our new Saxon Gallery features the Making of the Kingdom of Wessex.
Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society
We are an independent charity, with net public funding of £670 towards our running costs. The Museum is run by the Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society and is supported by admissions, retail, events and the generosity of our members, present and past.
What our Visitors say
the Museum pulled all the sightseeing together … helped make sense of everythingVisitors book
The best prehistory exhibition
Stunning new galleries. See them soon!
Exhibitions - now and next ...
Images by Robert Harvey, BA ARPS EFIAP CSci CEnv MCIWEM For thousands of years, people have been fascinated by the beauty of the night sky. But it is only in…
An exhibition that showcases the many talented Cloth Road Artists. From silk work to fine art painting, printing to ceramics, the Cloth Road Artists are a collective of Wiltshire based…
A family friendly exhibition featuring genuine ancient Egyptian artefacts on loan from the Hampshire Cultural Trust. Discover how Ancient Egyptians treated their dead and see many of the objects placed…
- RT @Durotrigesdig: #Alchemy - Artefacts Reimagined. Excellent exhibition illuminating the significance of Wessex by… https://t.co/4JkmKF2dUd 7 hours ago
- Shrove Tuesday rhyme from South Newton in our collections. Knock, knock, knock, Is the pan hot? Is the pan cold?… https://t.co/h4COM3DKbn 8 hours ago
- Lots of pictures of @BrecknockMuseum on the @DevizesAssizes website at https://t.co/jM78tEkp49 11 hours ago
- It was a fascinating visit - great to see the building restored to its former glory ... https://t.co/UaRO5qfSrE 11 hours ago
- @NWilkinBM One for you ... https://t.co/JhJWNfuvX0 1 day ago
Awarded Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2019
Wiltshire Museum has been awarded £47,000 over two years, from the Arts Council England Designation Development Fund, to review the research undertaken on the archaeology