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Tells 500,000 years of Wiltshire's story told in award-winning galleries 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...more
We (myself, husband and 4 year old) had a lovely trip to the museum. The lady on reception was extremely friendly and helpful as were the other museum staff. Plenty for children to get involved with. The displays are clear and informative without being overwhelming....More
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David D, Manager at Wiltshire Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018
Thank you for your review. Glad that you enjoyed your visit!
We took the bus from Salisbury (which required roughly an hour) and easily found the museum (right on the main street). In addition to interesting Paleolithic and Neolithic collections, we really went to see 'Gold from the Time of Stonehenge' (the most Early Bronze Age...More
This museum is right in the middle of town, very easy to find and get to. This is a small museum packed with history and a reference library. Track the history of Wiltshire from almost the beginning of time to today. Displays are well thought...More
From J Boy of Derby
This is a must for local people and visitors like myself. For a small museum in an attractive market town it gives a vast knowledge of the archeological history of Wiltshire and especially the area from Avebury to Stonehenge.
This museum in the centre of Devizes, just a short walk from the centre, is great, lots to see and it's well laid out, there are things for little ones such as dressing up boxes and puzzles. The exhibits are fascinating and well marked, there...More
All aspects of Wiltshire life are covered and a brilliant WW1 poster exhibition from San Antonio, Texas was on display
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David D, Manager at Wiltshire Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018
Thank you for your review. The WW1 posters exhibition has now been replaced by 2 other special exhibitions - 30 years of collecting supported by the Art Fund and an 80th Anniversary exhibition of the Royal Voluntary Society.
I chose to visit based on positive reviews here. I was not disappointed. The highlight is the exhibits of neolithic/bronze age history and artifacts, telling the story of famous local sites, and putting them in the context of human cultural evolution. It's very well done....More