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Chippenham Museum and Heritage Centre

10 Market Place
SN15 3HF


01249 705020

Add Chippenham Museum and Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

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

Children & Infants

  • Accept Children Over 3

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities
  • Open All Year
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • Approx length of visit - 2hrs including a visit to the Yelde Hall
  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Max group size - 30
  • Min group size - 5
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking - For disabled

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

Venue Facilities

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

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:

    • currantjohnc
      Chippenham, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Group visit
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 20th July 2018
      Arranged a group visit which was a total success. Included was a historical walk to include St Andrews Church. This was followed by the museum exhibition about Georgian Chippenham and General... Read full review
    • Keith M
      Trip Type:
      Excellent small museum
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 24th June 2018
      Fell into this museum by accident during a stroll around Chippenham. Very good on local history and the development of the town. Just what you want as an introduction to a new place as this was for... Read full review
    • colin a
      Hereford, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Good insight into town history
      4 of 5 stars
      Friday, 11th May 2018
      Quite a little gem, very welcoming staff and the displays are good although some of the signage could be a little bit better the museum is in a transition phase and some of the exhibits have been... Read full review

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