Museum Facilities

There is so much more to the museum than meets the eye. Watch this video (click here) to learn about some of the museum’s highlights including the outstanding and fascinating archaeology and medieval collections, as well as the café and shop, lecture hall, meetings room and stunning King’s Room. Many of our facilities are also available for hire.

Museum Café

The museum café has great coffee, a daily specials board, light lunches, cakes and cream teas. There is a 10% discount for museum members and payments can by made by cash or card. The cafe also has visitor Wifi and the best view of Salisbury Cathedral in town! the cafe is open every day from 10am to 4pm. Call 01722 433100 to make a reservation.

Museum Shop

The museum shop offers a carefully curated selection of wonderful book titles for children and adults, alongside exclusive gifts based on the museum’s collection, locally sourced gifts for all ages and beautiful greeting cards. You don’t have to pay to come into the shop, and members receive a 10% discount on all purchases.

Toilets/Baby Care Facilities

Toilets are situated near the museum café. The disabled toilet also provides modest baby care facilities.

Lecture Hall

The lecture hall is regularly used for the museum’s own lectures and is available for private hire by local groups and businesses. Seating up to 120, we can offer hire of a laptop, digital projector and flip charts. The lecture hall has Wifi.

This is also a perfect venue for children’s parties, offering plenty of space for activities and fun!

Meetings Room

The meetings room is available for private hire and is suitable for smaller events. It can comfortably seat 12 boardroom style. It offers a private and exclusive location to meet. The meetings room has Wifi. Please note this venue is on the first floor, access by stairs only.

This room is also available to visiting school groups.

For full details, please see our Rooms For Hire guide or email hires@salisburymuseum.org.uk

See our Accessibility page for more information about facilities for people with disabilities.

See Also

What's On
Under Fives Friday, Tudor Christmas
Under Fives Friday, Tudor Christmas Special with artist Emma Kerr
December 9, 2022
Latest News
IT Specialist
IT Specialist Opportunity: The Salisbury Museum
August 9, 2022
Social History

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