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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Ulysses Farewell by Rex Whistler

Rex Whistler: The Artist and His Patrons

May 27, 2024
to September 29, 2024
Rex Whistler (1905 – 1944) was one of the most ...

Book Launch: Tales of Two Cities: Settlement and Suburb with Alex Langlands

July 25, 2024
7:00 pm
Festival of Archaeology 2024 Marquee talks

Festival of Archaeology Talks: Venue 1 – Marquee

July 27, 2024
to July 28, 2024
Festival of Archaeology Marquee Talks and demon...
Festival of Archaeology Hall talks image 2024

Festival of Archaeology Talks: Venue 2 – Museum Hall

July 27, 2024
to July 28, 2024
Festival of Archaeology Museum Hall Talks and d...
Festival 2024

Festival of Archaeology 2024

July 27, 2024
10:00 am
to July 28, 2024
Are you ready? This year’s festival is all set ...
Young Curators Club collage image

Young Curators Club ~ July

July 27, 2024
10:30 am
To celebrate the annual 'Festival of Archaeolog...
Festival of Archaeology Hollyhock pic

Summer Discovery Days 2024

July 30, 2024
10:00 am
to August 27, 2024
The sun is shining and so it must be nearly Sum...
Insect boxes with Kate Mitchell

Summer Discovery Day ~ Bugs in Boxes

July 30, 2024
10:00 am
Bugs in Boxes Start your own natural history co...
Flint arrowhead

Behind the Scenes Tour – Beyond the new galleries – August

August 3, 2024
2:30 pm
Behind the Scenes Tours - Beyond the New Galler...

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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Cardboard castle building with Andy Stott
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August 20, 2024
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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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