News

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.

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.

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.

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

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