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Wiltshire Museum

Museum

41 Long Street
Devizes
Wiltshire
SN10 1NS

Tel: +44 (0)1380 727369

Fax: +44 (0)1380 722150

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Neolithic Axe Display

See gold from the time of Stonehenge! Wiltshire Museum is home to the best Bronze Age archaeology collection in Britain. Explore the galleries, see the outstanding collections and find out more about the fascinating history of Wiltshire and its people over the last 6,000 years.

Our brand new Prehistoric Wiltshire Galleries tell the story of the people who built and used the world renowned monuments of Stonehenge and Avebury. Unique gold and amber objects date back over 4,000 years to the Bronze Age – the time of shamans and priests, learning and culture across Europe. Later periods, including the Iron Age, Romans and Saxons, are also featured, together with the story of Devizes and the surrounding area. There are fun activities for all the family throughout the Museum.

Special exhibitions are held throughout the year – displaying the work of renowned artists, the Wiltshire landscape or highlighting more of our vast collection. Visit our website for details of current exhibitions and events. We have an extensive archive and library, which is open to visitors and researchers. Our collections are Designated by the government as being of national importance.

Opening Times

Open All Year
2014 (25/03/2014 - 31/12/2014)
DayTimes
Monday10:0017:00
Tuesday11:0017:00
Wednesday10:0017:00
Thursday10:0017:00
Friday10:0017:00
Saturday10:0017:00
Sunday12:0017:00
2015 (01/01/2015 - 18/03/2015)
DayTimes
Tuesday11:0017:00
Wednesday10:0017:00
Thursday10:0017:00
Friday10:0017:00
Saturday10:0017:00
Sunday12:0016:00

* Museum is open 10am - 5pm, Monday to Saturday and noon - 4pm on Sundays
Closed on Mondays from 31 December 2012 to 18 March (inclusive), except for Monday 11 February.
Open most Bank Holidays noon to 4pm.

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