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

2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

* 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
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking - For disabled

Payment Methods

  • Min group size - 5

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.

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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



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
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Recent Reviews:

  • lorddon2016
    Chippenham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Local Museum engages the community
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 26th March 2019
    The Chippenham Museum has reached out to the community with a trip down memory lane for many locals. It recently put on a display about Virgin Golddigers a night club which existed throughout the... Read full review
  • tommodunn
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Very insightful journey into local history
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 27th March 2019
    All round lovely museum with lots of fascinating insights about life in Wiltshire and the UK throughout the ages. I particularly found the WW1 stuff interesting. Read full review
  • EileenF31187
    Malmesbury, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Was once a volunteer warden
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 31st March 2019
    Nostalgic visit to view college made to commemorate WW1, and to view familiar exhibits of family members, very impressive new layout and lots more in the shop. I bought the new book on Chippenham... Read full review

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