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The Wilson, Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum

Closed Now: 09:30 - 17:15
Open today: 09:30 - 17:15
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Always interesting.

Had a good repeat visit the Wilson today,always a pleasure as there is so much to see.The place is... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mike S
Worcester, United Kingdom
A wonderful eclectic collection

A great museum in the centre of the town filled with a mix of paintings ceramics and furniture. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
kishere t
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Four new floors house extensive galleries for temporary exhibitions - for international / national touring shows, special highlights from our collections and fun shows for families - space to discover local heroes and archive collections, including...more
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Clarence Street, Cheltenham GL50 3JT, England
+44 1242 237431
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All reviews local history interesting exhibits furniture collection antarctic explorer wide range of exhibits craft shop excellent cafe worth a visit free entry enjoyable visit two hours cake entrance fee high street guild pottery movement
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a good repeat visit the Wilson today,always a pleasure as there is so much to see.The place is like a tardis,you keep going from one interesting room to another and another and another.Wonderful displays of paintings,furniture and porcelain.Brilliant.

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A quirky free museum with a lot of history. Great shop and cafe and an eclectic mix of artifacts. I liked the paintings

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great museum in the centre of the town filled with a mix of paintings ceramics and furniture. The arts and crafts collection is very impressive with furniture items designed by Voysey, Gimson, the Barnsley brothers as well as members of the guild of craftsmen...More

Thank kishere t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is set in a great location near the centre of town . The food in the cafe is excellent and the museum is breath taking . Th staff in the Wilson Cafe and the information centre are really friendly. I would recommend this...More

Thank LaserxWright
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited here on a number of occasions. As a Cheltenham born and bred 70 year old, I appreciate reminiscing over the exhibits. On of our granddaughters used the history of Edward Wilson for a school project.

Thank Percy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited many museums and galleries this struggled to catch our interest . The presentation was unexceptional.More interesting items were lost

Thank NigelBacon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Wilson is a museum and an art gallery, has a great shop and café, and is worth a visit any day of the week (except Monday, when it is closed). The Arts and Crafts Gallery is brilliant with the most beautiful furniture and artefacts,...More

Thank Jane J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are currently a couple of WWI exhibitions available, both of which are really interesting and both of which are free entrance. A lot of work has gone into pulling these together, to tell the stories of young men from the local area who went...More

Thank Christine W
Reviewed 10 September 2018

The highlight of the museum is the Arts and Crafts section and the small room dedicated to Wilson who died with Scott at North Pole. The children’s section is also excellent with lots of interactivity.

Thank canoesrus
Reviewed 10 September 2018

In this building on the second floor, you will find a jewel of sorts, it's a very good exhibition of mainly English Arts and Crafts, there are to be found some very nice pieces it's well worth a visit if you are lucky enough to...More

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Response from CotswoldTina | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay in replying. I don't know anything about Graham Gardiner. Hope you get some information. Best wishes, Tina