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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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Salisbury Museum is based in the Grade 1 listed building, The King's House, just opposite the west front of Salisbury Cathedral. It houses a significant archaeological collection relating to nearby Stonehenge, as well as costume, fine art (including Turner watercolours) and ceramics. Our new Wessex Gallery dedicated to the archaeology of south Wiltshire has just opened.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
65 The Close | The King's House, Salisbury SP1 2EN, England
+44 1722 332151
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Ancient Landscapes A superb collection of prints, paintings, and drawings plus black and white photos of Stonehedge . Ravelious, Constable, Turner, Barbara Hepworth, Richard Long, all worth the visit. Coming off soon so you need to run over and see this impressive exhibition. Then I...More

Thank Carolyn R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I couldn't it find it very easily sign wasn't enough to say where it is but if you r lucky well worth to visit next to cathedral there r interesting things to see and well looked after café is handy inside if ur ready for...More

Thank yorgas2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic little museum that covers the history of Salisbury and the area. Highlights are the Salisbury Giant and Hob Nob and the "new" gallery. The museum is well laid out in a glorious building. The exhibits are really well displayed with a great combination...More

Thank criz84
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a special event weekend with many stalls doing demonstrations from a bygone age. So much to see and do, pity the weather was not kinder. There were frequent heavy showers. Still during the rain you could gone into this excellent museum, must be...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yesterday (Saturday 22 July) we visited the Salisbury Museum specifically to view the Embroidery Exhibition in the Wessex Gallery. What a wonderful day out! We were lucky that the Festival of Archeology was taking part this weekend. Entrance fee was only £2 (instead of £7.50)...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2017

This museum is well laid out with lots to see. We were very impressed. We went as a group and were very well looked after by the staff.

Thank 50crocks
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I was visiting Salisbury recently with a group of friends. The Museum is close to the Cathedral and we went to it to see an exhibition of "British Art: Ancient Landscapes". This was most interesting with a wide range of pictures and more covering, not...More

Thank Ruthsmum
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This is a charming museum, if a little old fashioned. It has displays of ceramics and clothing of earlier centuries, together with a series of tableaux of Salisbury in pre history. This summer though it has a superb temporary exhibition of pictures entitled Ancient Landscapes,...More

Thank andrewjameswarren
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This is a well presented and interesting place. It includes an art gallery, there is also a cafe and outside seating area with views of the Cathedral. There is lots to see including an exhibition detailing the history of Salisbury and a new archaeology gallery...More

Thank jill s
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Don't miss the Wiltshire Gallery. The display is outstanding. This is a must do when visiting Salisbury.

Thank Chris255325
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7 June 2017|
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Response from Paul G | Reviewed this property |
I agree with some comments below - it depends on your interest. I enjoy history and archaeology and 2 hours were totally inadequate. There are some really good exhibits, and if you are interested in reading the exhibits... More
18 April 2017|
Response from Anthony O | Reviewed this property |
Yes !
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.

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