Chippenham Museum

10 Market Place
SN15 3HF

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Entrance to Chippenham Museum

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Free AdmissionFree

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

Opening Times

2022 (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

* 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
  • Min group size - 5
  • 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

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:

    • PeteFromLeeds
      Very informative!
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 8th July 2021
      Came here during a visit to Chippenham from Trowbridge. I really enjoyed looking around - lots of information from throughout the history of the town and covering a really good range of topics and... Read full review
    • E9627GUjamesh
      Nottingham, United Kingdom
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      Lovely, kind and knowledgeable staff and volunteers, passionate about bringing history to life.
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 21st August 2021
      Lovely, kind and knowledgeable staff and volunteers, passionate about bringing history to life. Wonderful for kids, with lots of hands on exhibits, dressing up and craft and all for free!!! Read full review
    • frankj400
      Trip Type:
      Chippenham's little gem
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 12th December 2021
      Nicely surprised to find this little gem full of local history We spent a hour or two discovering about Chippenham, the staff were very helpful and informative. Great for kids of all ages. Read full review


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