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The Salisbury Museum

65 The Close | The King's House, Salisbury SP1 2EN, England
+44 1722 332151
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Windsor, Stonehenge and Salisbury Day Trip from London
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65 The Close | The King's House, Salisbury SP1 2EN, England
+44 1722 332151
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you sign up in 2017 for a direct debit payment, you can have joint membership for a year (2 adults and I believe 2 free children) - for £27. Otherwise entry for 2 adults is £15..... a no brainer as it is so worth...More

Thank rosnorfolk
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visiting Salisbury Museum was more than I expected. I knew they had archaeoglical findings from Neolithic sites related to Stonehenge but had no idea how extensive the collection was in this small museum. The Amesbury Archer is their most famous but there were other burials...More

Thank ArtHistorytraveler
Reviewed 5 days ago

Take your time to go through the museum, it is well worth it! Very good displays and most informative!

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a lovely little museum, well worth an hour of anyone's time. It is opposite Salisbury Cathedral in The Close. The Wessex Gallery has a superb archaeological display. There is a display of articles found in the sewers of Salisbury over the years. They...More

Thank MeSteveKB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are lucky enough to live near the Museum and enjoy visiting regularly, especially for special events such as the fantastic Museum at Night. Our five year old daughter was amazed (again!) by the wonderful Greg Chapman who brings history to life ably assisted by...More

1  Thank bluefoxglove
Reviewed 1 week ago

The main purpose of our visit was to see the exhibition based around John Constable's Salisbury 'Cathedral from the Meadows' painting. This was fascinating, but so too were the Museum's diverse collections including the excellent Wessex Gallery which concentrates on human occupation of the Salisbury...More

Thank Swetrat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is situated just opposite the Cathedral within the Close. The staff are friendly, helpful and willing to talk to you about the various display's. Once inside it is like the Tardis, you do not realise how much there is to see and the...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have on some amazing landscapes of Wiltshire from Avebury, to Kennet Long Barrow to Stonehenge. it's not on for long now so go soon!

Thank Marcus C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are locals and have been for a couple of years. However we hadn't visited the museum until recently, they have incredible archeological galleries. We went mainly to see the Constable in Context exhibition which was very interesting. All the volunteers at the museum were...More

Thank bowsera
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ever-changing art exhibitions are a considerable draw but the permanent collections should not be overlooked. Fabulous archaeology from Wessex needs to be dropped in on frequently. There is too much to take in in one visit.

Thank Lynn B
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Is photography allowed?
18 April 2017|
Response from Anthony O | Reviewed this property |
Yes !
Does the museum house the body from a nearby barrow
1 February 2015|
Response from Adrian G | Property representative |
Yes we have a number of skeletons from nearby barrows including the Shrewton Beaker burial on display in our new Wessex Gallery of archaeology.