Metal detectorist Sidney Boyce had a lucky find near Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire.
If you are interested in history and archaeology then this is an amazing opportunity to begin a career in museums.
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.
Featuring new work, Marks Through the Landscape, from 13 January – 24 March, is our first major exhibition of 2010.
Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum welcomes families of young children and wants everyone to enjoy exploring Salisbury’s past.
A viola, made nearly 230 years ago in Salisbury, has recently been donated to Salisbury Museum from Australia.
Salisbury Museum is delighted to announce that it has been awarded £14,200 by The Pilgrim Trust to catalogue its archaeology collections.
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.
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.
Salisbury Museum is now offering two for the price of one entry for all forces families.
The Out of Egypt exhibition opens on 19 January 2009, and closes on 28 March 2009. Book your school visit now.
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
Making History: 300 years of exploring the past by local archaeologist and broadcaster Julian Richards.
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.
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.
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.
Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum is offering an exclusive day when you can be ‘Director’ of the Museum.
To help our visitors find their way around the King’s House – the home of the Museum – we are introducing guided tours that cover the ‘must see’ exhibits.
The exhibition will also include interviews with local people who will tell their stories about visiting the stones (courtesy of the National Trust’s Stonehenge Landscape team).
Lots of lots featuring a whole range of experiences from the UK’s extraordinarily diverse heritage sector will be available on eBay from 15 May – 15 June.