News

Amesbury Archer Gold - Copyright Ken Geiger National Geographic
Monday, 23 January 2012

We are delighted to announce that the DCMS/Wolfson Fund have awarded £100,000 to the museum towards the development of our new Archaeology of Wessex gallery (working title).

Sickle from Tisbury Hoard, Copyright Neil Francis Brooks, Portable Antiquities Scheme
Tuesday, 15 November 2011

An exciting new Bronze Age hoard discovered in west Wiltshire has just gone on display at Salisbury Museum. It was found a month ago in a field near Tisbury by a metal detectorist.

Stonehenge by John Constable, Copyright Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Thursday, 19 May 2011

Constable and Salisbury – Salisbury Museum’s major summer exhibition is now open.

Stonehenge by John Constable, Copyright Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Sunday, 10 April 2011

Paintings and drawings of Salisbury by the great landscape artist John Constable are the subject of a major new exhibition at Salisbury Museum, which will be opening on Friday 20 May.

Stonehenge by John Constable, Copyright Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Tuesday, 29 March 2011

Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum is seeking temporary part-time staff to work as a part of its front-of-house team during our special summer exhibition Constable and Salisbury.

Stonehenge by John Constable, Copyright Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Wednesday, 20 October 2010

Salisbury Museum is delighted to announce a major exhibition of Constable's work from 20 May – 25 September 2011.

Solving Stonehenge Debate
Thursday, 07 October 2010

Leading experts on Stonehenge descended on Salisbury Museum to ‘Solve Stonehenge’ in a debate as part of the Museum's 150th anniversary celebrations.

Solving Stonehenge Debate
Wednesday, 15 September 2010

As part of our 150th anniversary celebrations Salisbury Museum is gathering together leading experts on Stonehenge for a public debate about the purpose of the stones.

Stonehenge Macehead - Copyright Ken Geiger National Geographic
Friday, 03 September 2010

Salisbury Museum is delighted to announce that we have appointed designers and heritage consultants to help us move forward with our redevelopment plans.

Salisbury Museum 150 Anniversary
Friday, 11 June 2010

As part of our 150th anniversary celebrations the museum will be joining forces with the Cathedral and other Close attractions and opening its doors for free – all day from 10am to 5pm on Saturday

Parrett Pistols at Salisbury Museum
Wednesday, 05 May 2010

Salisbury Museum is pleased to announce that we have recently acquired a rare pair of 18th century flint lock pistols.

Salisbury Museum at Night
Thursday, 22 April 2010

Salisbury Museum is opening its doors after hours on Friday 14th May as part of the annual, national celebration, Museums at Night.

Amesbury Archer Gold - Copyright Ken Geiger National Geographic
Monday, 29 March 2010

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has given the green light to Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum to work up plans to create a new gallery revealing the history and archaeology of the Salisbury an

Businsess Excellence Awards Picture Courtesy Salisbury Newspapers
Tuesday, 02 March 2010

Salisbury Museum is proud to announce that it is the winner of the Tourism and Hospitality category in the Salisbury Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards 2010.

Viking Brooch
Wednesday, 17 February 2010

Metal detectorist Sidney Boyce had a lucky find near Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire.

Creative Apprenticeship
Tuesday, 02 February 2010

If you are interested in history and archaeology then this is an amazing opportunity to begin a career in museums.

Medieval Chessman
Thursday, 14 January 2010

A Salisbury giant, a bacon cooker and a Chinese Emperor's robe, some of the objects that tell a history of Wiltshire and its place in the world.

Woodcutts Common
Tuesday, 05 January 2010

Featuring new work, Marks Through the Landscape, from 13 January – 24 March, is our first major exhibition of 2010.

Under Fives Fridays
Monday, 30 November 2009

Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum welcomes families of young children and wants everyone to enjoy exploring Salisbury’s past.

Adrian Green holding Banks Viola
Thursday, 12 November 2009

A viola, made nearly 230 years ago in Salisbury, has recently been donated to Salisbury Museum from Australia.

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