Chippenham Museum

10 Market Place
SN15 3HF

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Chippenham Museum in Wiltshire - external

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Free AdmissionFree

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

Opening Times

2020 - *MUSEUM & YELDE HALL ARE CLOSED UNTIL 15 JUNE* (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)


Yelde Hall open Fridays and Saturdays 10.30am – 3.30pm, open at other times by arrangement

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



  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access

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 - Car parks available nearby, contact museum or see website for details

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

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 StationThe museum is right next to the bus station in the town Market Place



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    Recent Reviews:

    • john d
      Saundersfoot, United Kingdom
      Don't usually do museums.....but!
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 8th September 2019
      After speaking to the very pleasant young lady in Chippenham, we decided to have a look.She said there was an exhibition on about crime and punishment dating from Saxon times to the present.So glad... Read full review
    • Anne S
      Chippenham, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Guided walks and more
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 19th October 2019
      Chippenham Museum is an interesting and varied collection of exhibits, documents, maps and pictures of the Chippenham area throughout history. It's particularly good for anyone interested in King... Read full review
    • cornish_frogboy
      Penryn, United Kingdom
      An interesting museum, hosted by two lovely ladies. Well worth a look.
      4 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 30th November 2019
      I was bought up in Chippenham and today returned for the first time in 42 years. The museum had to be a port of call. It was thoughtfully laid out, probably on a limited budget, but with clearly... Read full review


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