News

Hot off the Press! New Events Booklet
Thursday, 11 August 2016

As thoughts begin to turn to autumn we are proud to announce the arrival of a new events booklet..

Fantastic Festival of Archaeology
Monday, 25 July 2016

The weekend of 23/24 July saw the museum open its doors for the Festival of Archaeology 2016.

Spotlight tours of museum
Monday, 06 June 2016

Guided tours of the museum at 2.30pm every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday throughout the summer

Volunteer for Constable Exhibition
Thursday, 26 May 2016

Become a volunteer in our exciting exhibition: Constable in Context (17 September 2016 – 25 March 2017).

Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows by John Constable
Wednesday, 18 May 2016

We are seeking a trainee who will help to prepare for the return of Constable's masterpiece

Sir David Attenborough at Salisbury Museum
Saturday, 16 April 2016

Sir David Attenborough visited the museum on 14 April to take part in a discussion about John Craxton. 

Volunteers needed for Egyptian and Constable exhibitions
Thursday, 03 March 2016

Become an Engagement Volunteer for two exciting exhibitions this year

Festival of Archaeology 2016
Thursday, 11 February 2016

We are pleased to reveal the dates of the 2016 Festival of Archaeology are 23 and 24 July.

The Big Draw
Wednesday, 28 October 2015

On Tuesday 27 October at our Big Draw event everyone was asked to design their own teapots, cups and saucers inspired by John Hinchcliffe. 

Turner's Wessex
Thursday, 01 October 2015

Over 20,000 people flocked to the museum over the summer to see our Turner’s Wessex exhibition.

Festival of Archaeology - photo by Ash Mills
Friday, 24 July 2015

Thousands of people flocked to The Salisbury Museum on 18 and 19 July to visit the Festival of Archaeology.

Image: Ash Mills
Wednesday, 08 July 2015

It’s an exciting time to be a volunteer at the museum. Our new Turner exhibition and Wessex Gallery are now open.

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.

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