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Wiltshire Museum

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Address: 41 Long Street, Devizes SN10 1NS, England
Phone Number: 01380 727369
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: The Wiltshire Museum, Devizes* Telling Wiltshire’s Story- 500,000 years of...
The Wiltshire Museum, Devizes* Telling Wiltshire’s Story- 500,000 years of Wiltshire’s story told in a brand new £750,000 gallery featuring high quality graphics and leading-edge reconstructions.* Gold from the time of Stonehenge- On display for the first time are dozens of spectacular treasures dating to the time of Stonehenge and worn by people who worshiped inside the stone circle.* Lots for children too- Follow Archie and Ollie on a gallery trail, build Stonehenge, examine the evidence under a microscope and try on Bronze Age clothes.
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Avebury,Stonehenge and Devizes Museum.!

If you are in Wiltshire do not miss this wonderful museum, it's packed with information about these ancient sites and shows magnificent artefacts from their pasts. Gold to make... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Devizes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

If you are in Wiltshire do not miss this wonderful museum, it's packed with information about these ancient sites and shows magnificent artefacts from their pasts. Gold to make your eyes glint, stories of the people who lived and worked there. There is always a special exhibition to see and a separate gallery of Devizes's History A worthwhile visit and... More 

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Cornwall
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

To be honest we called in to get out of the rain, but we are so glad we did, because this is an extremely well designed museum, with plenty of interaction to keep the children's attention, friendly knowledgeably staff, lots of informative reading material, backed up with some interesting and well made video's. We all really enjoyed out visit and... More 

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Colerne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Our numbers were smaller than expected as an other group had transport difficulties and failed to arrive. Despite this David Dawson, the curator, spent over 2 hours talking to us in great detail about this fascinating museum with it's unique artefacts. The tour concentrated on the very early inhabitants of Wiltshire and their influence on the landscape. There is much... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Really friendly staff. Lots of interesting stuff. Good interaction for young people. Under 16s free 😊 My 13 year old loved the shop too !

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We caught the bus to Devizes to have a wander round as we hadn't been before but as we got off the bus the rain started bouncing. We noticed a sign pointing to a museum so dashed to it and I am glad we did as we spent a pleasant couple of hours there. What a very comprehensive museum it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I attended the museum back in November 2014 as part of an exclusive tour and as my son recently visited (August 2015) with other family members I thought I would post a review. Wiltshire museum really is a hidden gem, so few people seem to know about but the collections they have here are some of the best outside the... More 

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Newbury, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

This is an lovely museum, even more so since the refit to coincide with the new visiting arrangements for Stonehenge. You can now see all the treasue found in the burial mounds around Stonehenge, and what a sight it is. Whether you are interested in history or not, the gold and its workmanship is something to see. The staff are... More 

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Devizes itself is an immensely handsome and overlooked historic town and no surprise that it has a hugely underestimated Museum. Wiltshire Museum takes very seriously its responsibility as a town in the middle of some of the most exciting Neolithic wonders in the UK (in Europe?). It has a brilliant introduction to what we know about the Neolithic, megalithic, bronze... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

I'd been several times over this the last couple of years and was looking forward to the opening of the new exhibit. I wasn't disappointed! It is a little pricey though.

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Bicester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Fantastic really interesting museum. Brilliant for children - my 2 had a great time exploring and lots of hands on activities for them to do. The museum had a great feel to it, not a stuffy old dusty one but one that was clearly cared for and one which encouraged you to explore through a range of artefacts and media.... More 

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