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Amesbury History Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 - 15:30
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A great little local museum

Find out about the award winning Blick Mead excavation of a hunter gatherer site near Amesbury and... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
London, United Kingdom
Well worth a visit

Brilliant small museum, with great displays of Mesolithic flintwork from Blick Mead, and excellent... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2018
Farnham, United Kingdom
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4 Church Street, Amesbury SP4 7EU, England
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

This place is full of great information but desperately needs a new home that can do justice to the efforts of the current people who run it.

Thank Dave T
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Find out about the award winning Blick Mead excavation of a hunter gatherer site near Amesbury and lots more interesting archaeological and historical sites. Have a nice cups with the community volunteers who run this little gem.

Thank austefan
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Brilliant small museum, with great displays of Mesolithic flintwork from Blick Mead, and excellent posters explaining the history of probably the longest continuously occupied area of England. There is also a superb history of Boscombe Down's early aircraft. The volunteer staff were extremely friendly, well-informed...More

1  Thank 898ian
Reviewed 11 March 2018

We found this delightful little museum by accident to be honest but what a delight it is. So many interesting artefacts, photographs etc.etc. The volunteers who run it are full of interesting facts and figures. They are raising money to have bigger premises as they...More

1  Thank heather0215
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Interesting visitor centre that has a small museum and lots of information that tells the story of Stonehenge.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We noticed the History Centre as we were walking into Amesbury and decided to pop in. So glad we did. The volunteers at the centre made us feel very welcome and it is obvious they are very proud of their local community and the history...More

3  Thank Bissxxx
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Very interesting place. It is very small but they will be moving 🔜 into a bigger building... We had our 8 year old granddaughter with us and whilst one of the ladies was speaking to us, the other lady was speaking to our granddaughter and...More

2  Thank Lilian S
GAllerton, Chair at Amesbury History Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you for your kind review, we hope you will come and visit us again when we are in our new, bigger building hopefully soon. Bringing History to life for children is one of our main aims so I am thrilled she enjoyed it.

Reviewed 26 July 2017

If you want a great insight into the history of this area then the Centre is a must. The staff are very well informed and only too happy to answer queries/questions. If you've already visited Stonehenge then a visit here will put the history of...More

1  Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Interesting place to visit to know the regions history! Ice cream shop next door also & the Amesbury Ruins, similar to Stonehenge!

2  Thank CubaSiTours
Management response:Responded 15 July 2017

Hi, thanks for the review but we can't take the credit for this, i think it was avebury you visited. It's a common mistake :)

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The famous Stonehenge does not stand alone. Its history is connected with its surroundings including this site. It offers the usual visitors facilities n a local touch with local history. The museums are not free but are worth a visit. The local pubs are good...More

1  Thank JennL
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5 August 2017|
Response from GAllerton | Property representative |
Hi Paul, thanks for your wonderful question, they are found in the rivers near Amesbury. for a full answer I have replied to the email you sent the website. Thanks.
20 June 2016|
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Response from Elle J | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - did not cover that topic. Again, as the previous answer: suggest you contact the Amsbury Heritage Centre - they are very helpful.