Wiltshire Museum

Set in the historic market town of Devizes, Wiltshire Museum is housed in Georgian and Victorian buildings – all Grade II listed. It has been located there since 1874.

The museum contains the largest collection of Early Bronze Age gold ever put on public display in England. Award-winning displays transform public understanding of the era and feature 500 Stonehenge period objects, including 30 pieces of gold treasure, together with archaeology, art, natural history and local history.


Telephone: 01380 727369 

Email: hello@wiltshiremuseum.org.uk

Address: Wiltshire Museum, 41 Long Street, Devizes, SN10 1NS

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Belly Buster!

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