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



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    Recent Reviews:

    • 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
    • elsmitty
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Very interesting
      4 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 16th February 2019
      This is a small museum of local history, and has some quite interesting displays. Has a 200 year old decorated bowl and some interesting artefacts from the two wars. Worth a visit Read full review
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Very interesting museum.
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 17th February 2019
      My personal connection with Chippenham only goes as far back to the 1970's, when as children we were brought to Monkton Park open air swimming pool during the summer. This delightful museum is free... Read full review

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