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Steam Cars visit Salisbury Museum
Sunday, 11 June 2017

On one of the hottest days of the year so far, the museum welcomed a group of eleven vintage and veteran steam cars. Car heaven...

Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn
Friday, 12 May 2017

Bringing the fascinating and famous to Salisbury, the Festival of Archaeology offers a unique weekend of heritage, archaeology and living history.

The Annual Pass
Saturday, 18 February 2017

From 1 April 2017 we will stop selling the £8 annual pass. Visitors who would like free entry to the museum for one year will need to become members.

LEGO Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows
Tuesday, 14 February 2017

On Valentine's Day, around 700 visitors came to help build a life size version of Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows, 1831 in LEGO.

Photographic Competition
Monday, 02 January 2017

We are in the middle of the rainbow season, so if you take a great photo of a rainbow over the skies of Salisbury, why not enter our photographic competition.

City Story Project
Sunday, 02 October 2016

Following a recent award of £33,100 from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the City Story Project has got off to a creative start.

Rainbow Photographic Competition Entries
Sunday, 18 September 2016

This is one of the Rainbow Photographic Competition entries we have received so far. Watch this space for more beautiful examples...

Hot off the Press! New Events Booklet
Thursday, 11 August 2016

As thoughts begin to turn to autumn we are proud to announce the arrival of a new events booklet..

Fantastic Festival of Archaeology
Monday, 25 July 2016

The weekend of 23/24 July saw the museum open its doors for the Festival of Archaeology 2016.

Spotlight tours of museum
Monday, 06 June 2016

Guided tours of the museum at 2.30pm every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday throughout the summer

Volunteer for Constable Exhibition
Thursday, 26 May 2016

Become a volunteer in our exciting exhibition: Constable in Context (17 September 2016 – 25 March 2017).

Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows by John Constable
Wednesday, 18 May 2016

We are seeking a trainee who will help to prepare for the return of Constable's masterpiece

Sir David Attenborough at Salisbury Museum
Saturday, 16 April 2016

Sir David Attenborough visited the museum on 14 April to take part in a discussion about John Craxton. 

Festival of Archaeology 2016
Thursday, 11 February 2016

We are pleased to reveal the dates of the 2016 Festival of Archaeology are 23 and 24 July.

The Big Draw
Wednesday, 28 October 2015

On Tuesday 27 October at our Big Draw event everyone was asked to design their own teapots, cups and saucers inspired by John Hinchcliffe. 

Turner's Wessex
Thursday, 01 October 2015

Over 20,000 people flocked to the museum over the summer to see our Turner’s Wessex exhibition.

Festival of Archaeology - photo by Ash Mills
Friday, 24 July 2015

Thousands of people flocked to The Salisbury Museum on 18 and 19 July to visit the Festival of Archaeology.

Image: Ash Mills
Wednesday, 08 July 2015

It’s an exciting time to be a volunteer at the museum. Our new Turner exhibition and Wessex Gallery are now open.

Wessex Gallery
Friday, 12 December 2014

Salisbury Museum is now accredited as a Quality Assured Visitor Attraction by VisitEngland.

Professor Alice Roberts places the last object in the gallery
Monday, 14 July 2014

More than 2,000 visitors from around the world attended the grand opening of our new Wessex Gallery of archaeology on Saturday 12 July

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