What's On

The Museum has a busy programme of family events, courses, lectures and tours. Our temporary exhibition programme includes three major and three minor exhibitions per year, which cover subjects as diverse as history, archaeology and fine art.

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Fashioning Our World: Unpicking the Past to Thread Together Our Future

February 10, 2024
to May 12, 2024
This exhibition will tell the stories of clothe...
Our Lady of Tombelaine Pilgrim Badge

Pilgrimage Past & Present – Talk by Dawn Champion

April 18, 2024
7:30 pm
Inspired by Salisbury Museum's pilgrim badge co...

Drop-In Mending Workshop

April 19, 2024
11:00 am
Aimed at adults and suitable for beginners, joi...

Drop-In Mending Workshop

April 23, 2024
2:00 pm
Aimed at adults and suitable for beginners, joi...
Young Curators Club

Young Curators Club ~ April

April 27, 2024
10:30 am
Young Curators Club meet once a month, usually ...

Drop-In Mending Workshop

April 30, 2024
10:30 am
Aimed at adults and suitable for beginners, joi...
Saxon Broach

Behind the Scenes Tour – May

May 4, 2024
2:30 pm
Our popular Behind the Scenes Tours take place ...
Under Fives Friday nature art with Mary and Sally

Under Fives Friday ~ Celebrate! Natural history art with Mary and Sally!

May 10, 2024
10:00 am
To celebrate the museum's new Natural History g...
Rex Whistler., Panel designed for 36 Hill Street London, 1936.

Rex Whistler: The Artist and His Patrons – Talk by Nikki Frater

May 16, 2024
7:30 pm
Rex Whistler's patrons included many eminent fi...

Featured Collection Items

Yellow Wedding Dress
Bought in Paris, this dress...
Trial Scene from the Merchant of Venice
Sketch of the Trial Scene...
Smocks were designed to protect...
The Sleeping Princess programme
An elaborate programme in the...
Purple Silk Dress
The ownership of this dress...
Mother of Pearl and Lace Fan
The lace on this fan...
The Next Volume: And Elsewhere
Illustration for The Next Volume...
Millicent Fawcett’s Cape
This embroidered cape may have...
The Epicurean
Design for the cover of...
Ladies Shoe
This shoe was found under...
Lace Maker Doll
The doll sits behind a...
The Entrance Gates to the Daye House, Wilton Park
Unsigned, but believed painted 19...

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Social History

Of particular significance in the collection are the relics of the ancient guilds of Salisbury.

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