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Wiltshire Museum

41 Long Street, Devizes SN10 1NS, England
+44 1380 727369
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Tells 500,000 years of Wiltshire's story told in award-winning galleries featuring high quality graphics and leading-edge reconstructions.* Gold from the time of Stonehenge- On display for the first time are dozens of spectacular treasures dating to the time of Stonehenge and worn by people who worshiped inside the stone circle.* Lots for children too- Follow Archie and Ollie on a gallery trail, build Stonehenge, examine the evidence under a microscope and try on Bronze Age clothes. * Saxon Wiltshire - the Making of the Kingdom of Wessex. New gallery featuring spectacular finds from pagan Saxon burials and evidence of the beginnings of Christianity in Wiltshire. * The Devizes Story - telling the fascinating story of our town - Devizes Castle, the Civil War Battle of Roundway and the bustling Georgian market town.
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  • Average2%
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“bronze age” (30 reviews)
“on display” (17 reviews)
“local history” (14 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
41 Long Street, Devizes SN10 1NS, England
+44 1380 727369
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to visit, well worth the time and money. Informative displays, friendly helpful staff and interactive experiences. Went on a company event and was looked after superbly.

Thank Helentree
Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic collection of archaeological artefacts from the nearby historic sites. Many of the finds from Stonehenge, Avebury, Windmlil Hill and West Kennet Longbarrow are here. Whats good is that these finds are set in a story, the rooms are themed and tell a story...More

Thank edward-marles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small museum with some interesting local information and friendly staff. Prices were fair and the small shop was well stocked.

Thank DawnFortune
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of interesting artefacts, very helpfull staff, and a good entry price makes it a must see. We even had a glass of cold water to quench our thirst.

Thank bobitEngland
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This was. Fantastic museum of the local area. They have really thought about children and made large areas of the museum interactive for them to explore not just look at. The staff were friendly and encouraged us to explore and enjoy the exhibits. The children...More

Thank Timbythepool
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

This museum is a fascinating and informative place. A must see for historical and geological enthusiasts.

Thank Peter J
Reviewed 27 July 2017

The entrance to the museum on a street in Devizes is unremarkable, but get inside and you find a treasure trove of antiquities, brilliantly and professionally presented. The themes as you go through the museum are clear and the display cases well lit, the objects...More

Thank Gambinus
David D, Manager at Wiltshire Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thank you for your very generous review. It is fantastic to hear that you enjoyed your visit and it will be a delight to pass your comments on to the staff and volunteers who make the museum tick!

Reviewed 23 July 2017

Some very interesting exhibits covering local hauls discovered in the vicinity including Bronze age gold. Local history relating to Devizes too which was interesting. Plenty of things for the younger ones to interact with including a range of dressing up clothes, grinding flour, sorting artefacts,...More

Thank Michele W
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Plenty of interesting artefacts to browse around and see. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Fantastic gold collection plus local history.

Thank Michele W
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We had a day out and visited the museum. This was nit a boring visit, it's a very interesting place, starting before Stonehenge, history and finds from Stonehenge going though the ages There are some wonderful finds, including a necklace showing how the design would...More

Thank Margaret D
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3 April 2017|
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Response from David D | Property representative |
Hello. Usually people visit for between 1 and 2 hours. However, if you are particularly interested in archaeology, you may wish to stay a little longer!. David
28 March 2016|
Response from David D | Property representative |
Hello! Admission is £6 for adults or £5 concession with Gift Aid. Children are free! We have a group discount ticket of £4.50. Let me know if we can help further. David
28 March 2016|
Response from David D | Property representative |
Hello. £6 adult, £5 concession with Gift Aid. £4.50 group rate. Let us know if we can help further. David