News

Wessex Gallery
Friday, 12 December 2014

Salisbury Museum is now accredited as a Quality Assured Visitor Attraction by VisitEngland.

Professor Alice Roberts places the last object in the gallery
Monday, 14 July 2014

More than 2,000 visitors from around the world attended the grand opening of our new Wessex Gallery of archaeology on Saturday 12 July

Opening of Wessex Gallery
Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Anthropologist and BBC TV Coast and Origins of Us presenter Professor Alice Roberts will open the Wessex Gallery on 12 July

Earl and Countess of Wessex
Thursday, 01 May 2014

Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex and his wife Sophie, Countess of Wessex, made a private visit to Salisbury Museum on 1 May.

Installation of Downton Mosaic
Friday, 04 April 2014

The Roman mosaic from Downton returns to Salisbury Museum to be the first object installed in the new Wessex gallery.

Wessex Gallery - Behind the Scenes
Wednesday, 12 March 2014

An exclusive behind the scenes tour of the Wessex Gallery for museum members took place on 11 March.

Volunteers at work
Monday, 10 March 2014

It’s an exciting time to become a volunteer at Salisbury Museum. Come and find out how you can be involved.

Construction Starts on Wessex Gallery
Thursday, 28 November 2013

Building has begun on the new Wessex Gallery at the Salisbury Museum.

Rex Whistler Archive Saved
Tuesday, 27 August 2013

A  £350,000 grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) has been awarded to help save the personal archive of Rex Whistler.

Constable’s Salisbury Cathedral Masterpiece Saved
Friday, 24 May 2013

Constable’s Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows 1831, has been saved for the nation.

Decanting the Pitt-Rivers Gallery (photo © Western Daily Press)
Tuesday, 19 March 2013

Our archaeology galleries are now closed. Last year we secured a £1.8 million Heritage Lottery Fund grant to update our archaeology galleries, they will re-open Spring 2014

Museum Seeks Fundraising Officer
Wednesday, 13 February 2013

Are you a creative thinker, who displays initiative, tenacity and first-class administration skills?

Amesbury Archer Gold - Copyright Ken Geiger and National Geographic
Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Salisbury Museum is seeking contractors to move forward with our development plans.

Medieval Catalogue
Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Salisbury Museum is proud to announce the completion of its catalogue of medieval treasures.

Amesbury Archer Gold - Copyright Ken Geiger National Geographic
Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Salisbury Museum is seeking new members of staff to move forward with our development plans.

Amesbury Archer Gold - Copyright Ken Geiger National Geographic
Thursday, 01 November 2012

Salisbury Museum is delighted to announce that we have appointed designers to help us move forward with our plans for the Archaeology of Wessex gallery.

Amesbury Archer Gold - Copyright Ken Geiger National Geographic
Tuesday, 02 October 2012

Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum is celebrating the news that we have received a £31,500 funding boost from Cleansing Service Group Limited.

Amesbury Archer Gold - Copyright Ken Geiger National Geographic
Tuesday, 04 September 2012

Salisbury Museum is seeking designers and new members of staff to move forward with our development plans.

Image: Section through the Meteorite from Lake House courtesy of The Open University
Friday, 17 August 2012

From September 10, 2012, a 90kg meteorite, possibly the biggest to have ever fallen on the British Isles, will go on display at the Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum.

Amesbury Archer Gold - Copyright Ken Geiger National Geographic
Monday, 18 June 2012

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) have awarded Salisbury Museum a grant of £1,794,600 towards the development of our new Archaeology of Wessex gallery, it has been announced today.

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