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'Simply marvellous at the Salisbury Museum'
Tripadvisor May 2023

Exhibitions & Events

Behind the Scenes Tours
First Saturday of the month, starting at 2.30pm
The Art of Wessex
11 November 2023 – 28 January 2024
Conversation Club
Monday 4 December, 2023, 10.30am
Under Fives Friday: Christmas Special with Emma Kerr
Friday 8 December, 2023, 10am – 11.30am
Christmas 2023: Big Brick Build Day
Saturday 9 December 2023, 10am – 5pm
Past Forward Revealed! Salisbury Museum Members’ Event
Thursday 21 December 2023, 6.30 – 8.30pm
AGM Salisbury Museum Members’ Event
Thursday 21 December 2023, 6 – 6.30pm
The spectacular ambitions of Roger, Bishop of Salisbury – A Talk by Tony McAleavy
Thursday 18 January, 2024, 7.30pm
Fashioning Our World: Unpicking the Past to Thread Together Our Future
10 February – 12 May 2024
The Hidden Life Of Clothing – Talk by Rachel Worth
Thursday 15 February, 2024, 7.30pm
New Fieldwork at Hinton St Mary, Dorset: The Mosaic in Context – Talk by Peter Guest
Thursday 21 March, 2024, 7.30pm
Pilgrimage Past & Present – Talk by Dawn Champion
Thursday 18 April, 2024, 7.30pm
Rex Whistler: The Artist and His Patrons – Talk by Nikki Frater
Thursday 16 May, 2024, 7.30pm
Rex Whistler: The Artist and His Patrons
25 May to 29 September 2024

Our Collections

Yellow Wedding Dress
Bought in Paris, this dress was worn by Jinny Townsend on her wedding day in 1879.
Trial Scene from the Merchant of Venice
Sketch of the Trial Scene from the Merchant of Venice.
Smock
Smocks were designed to protect countryside workers from the weather.
The Sleeping Princess programme
An elaborate programme in the shape of a baroque cartouche.

Plan your visit

Prices
Adult: £10.00
Child: £5.00
Cafe
CLOSED
Shop
Open Mon-Sun
10:00 - 17:00
Opening Times
Open Mon-Sun
10:00 - 17:00

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