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
  • 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.

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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:

    • jk11_11
      Gateshead, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Eddie cochran
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 9th October 2018
      Called in as we heard they had some of eddies stuff to see. Little tribute but hey nice to see. They haven't forgot what happened just up the rd all them yrs ago.. nice touch.. well kept museam... Read full review
    • 36s08
      Chippenham, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      A very interesting local museum
      4 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 13th December 2018
      This museum is in the centre of Chippenham. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the curator is very enthusiastic. Read full review
    • wilts78
      Bath, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Histiry compact.
      4 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 15th January 2019
      Great little museum in town centre. lots of great facts about local history with very knowledgable staff. Read full review

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