News

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.

Amesbury Archer Finds Group
Thursday, 29 October 2009

Salisbury Museum is delighted to announce that it has been awarded £14,200 by The Pilgrim Trust to catalogue its archaeology collections.

Pains Fireworks
Wednesday, 07 October 2009

This new interactive firework exhibition, opening on 17 October, is sure to go with a bang! Discover how fireworks are made and what makes the exciting visual effects they produce.

Making the Redlynch Quilt
Saturday, 03 October 2009

The unique Redlynch quilt is now on display at Salisbury Museum. Produced in 1986, it is a large three dimensional textile map, showing 36 square miles of land to the south of Salisbury.

Amesbury Archer Gold - Copyright Ken Geiger National Geographic
Thursday, 01 October 2009

Salisbury Museum is now offering two for the price of one entry for all forces families.

The King’s House Café
Monday, 19 January 2009

Salisbury & South Wiltshire Museum is delighted to announce that its completely refurbished coffee shop, The King’s House Café, will soon open to the public.

Amesbury Archer Gold - Copyright Ken Geiger National Geographic
Friday, 31 October 2008

The Museum has received funding to support school visits to the Museum and its Making History exhibition.

Free Visits for all Primary Schools: Monday 1st to Friday 19th December 2008

Out of Egypt exhibition: schools workshops
Friday, 31 October 2008

The Out of Egypt exhibition opens on 19 January 2009, and closes on 28 March 2009. Book your school visit now.

Amesbury Archer Gold - Copyright Ken Geiger National Geographic
Friday, 31 October 2008

Making History: 300 years of exploring the past by local archaeologist and broadcaster Julian Richards.

King's House
Friday, 03 October 2008

The coffee shop is superbly located at the front of the Museum opposite Salisbury Cathedral. It offers light lunches and snacks rather than a full restaurant menu.

Have you been inspired by Stonehenge?
Friday, 05 September 2008

Between 2pm and 4pm on Saturday 20th September you are invited to see the exhibition for the last time before it goes off to be shown at the Museums in Devizes and Chippenham.

Amesbury Archer Gold - Copyright Ken Geiger National Geographic
Tuesday, 19 August 2008

Dr Starkey’s talk will trace the story of antiquarian study from the foundation of the Society of Antiquaries of London in the eighteenth century to the present day.

Chance to bid for the top job at Salisbury Museum!
Friday, 30 May 2008

Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum is offering an exclusive day when you can be ‘Director’ of the Museum.

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