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Chippenham Museum and Heritage Centre

10 Market Place
SN15 3HF


01249 705020

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Front of Chippenham Museum

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Free AdmissionFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Opening Times

2018 (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

* Yelde Hall: Open by arrangement

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change


Attraction Facilities

  • Shop

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.Not on Sun.

Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction

Children & Infants

  • Accept Children Over 3

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking - For disabled

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 2hrs including a visit to the Yelde Hall
  • Max group size - 30
  • Min group size - 5
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities
  • Open All Year
  • Toilets

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Individuals

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

• Follow the brown tourist signs for Bowood House from the motorway into the town centre. Do not follow brown signs to the Swindon and Wiltshire History Centre!
• On seeing the railway arches, get into the right-hand lane and follow the road marked Calne/Bath/A4 under the right-hand arch.
• Follow the blue 'P' parking sign for Borough Parade and Emery Gate, and the brown "Angel Hotel" signs.
• Turn left into Gladstone Road and go over the river bridge.
• On the first left you will find the Borough Parade car park which is pay and display or
• Continue past the car park entrance and the back of the Angel Hotel
• Turn Left down River Street ( opposite the Gladstone Public House)
• And first left again into car park next to the library. There is limited parking here

Public Transport Directions

Directions from the Railway Station
The Museum is a 10 minute walk from the station
• On leaving the station turn right down the hill towards the town centre ( Cocklebury Rd /Station Road on map)
• Turn right down New Road and over the bridge
• Continue onto High Street ( Closed to traffic)
• The Museum is situation in the Market Place past the Buttercross and next to the Angel Hotel

Direction from the Bus Station
The museum is right next to the bus station in the town Market Place



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    Recent Reviews:

    • Thorny264
      Chippenham, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Nice place for a afternoon visit
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 1st December 2017
      Went here for a good few hours with my wife, interesting to learn about the local history which is their main focus. Quite a few interactive displays as well which is fun Staff are friendly and... Read full review
    • AngelaM007
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Great Museum
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 13th November 2017
      I have visited this museum a few times and have found it very interesting. Free to enter. Different exhibitions every few months. Coming from the area I found it fascinating. Do give it a try. Read full review
    • gibb0girl
      Wiltshire, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      lovely little museum with lots to see and do
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 10th November 2017
      My 2 yr old daughter and I visited this museum today and we were really surprised by how good it was. It is free entry and has special activities on mondays aimed at younger children. Upon arrival... Read full review

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