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Chippenham Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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The best local museum

Excellent museum for local history! Displays are really interactive and interesting, the people are... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Worth A visit and it's free

They have some very interesting exhibits and change it regularly. Gold diggers exhibit at present... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Deborah A
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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Housed in an 18th century townhouse, Chippenham Museum tells the fascinating story of this historic market town from its prehistoric origins to the present day. Learn about the town’s development, through its connections to river, road and rail and...more
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10 Market Place, Chippenham SN15 3HF, England
+44 1249 705020
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent museum for local history! Displays are really interactive and interesting, the people are lovely, and there is a real sense of community engagement. And a great gift shop!

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Ellydunn
Reviewed 3 days ago

They have some very interesting exhibits and change it regularly. Gold diggers exhibit at present brings back some memories.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Deborah A
Reviewed 5 days ago

After a warm welcome at front of building you can wander a round looking at all that interests you , its well maintained and has helpful staff.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed February 16, 2019

My personal connection with Chippenham only goes as far back to the 1970's, when as children we were brought to Monkton Park open air swimming pool during the summer. This delightful museum is free to enter and you receive a very friendly welcome from volunteers...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

This is a small museum of local history, and has some quite interesting displays. Has a 200 year old decorated bowl and some interesting artefacts from the two wars. Worth a visit

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

Great little museum in town centre. lots of great facts about local history with very knowledgable staff.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank wilts78
Reviewed December 13, 2018

This museum is in the centre of Chippenham. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the curator is very enthusiastic.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Called in as we heard they had some of eddies stuff to see. Little tribute but hey nice to see. They haven't forgot what happened just up the rd all them yrs ago.. nice touch.. well kept museam dating back in history many yrs ago.....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank jk11_11
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

This free museum is a great way to spend an hour or so. Currently featuring Georgian history, the exhibits are hands on and interactive. Perfect for families too.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Rosiebuds1
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

This is a gem of a local museum. Indeed, it is one of the best small museums I have visited in the UK. The presentation of the items on display was second to none. Clearly, the staff were enthusiastic about, and proud of, the place....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank colinlacey1
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