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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.

HMS Pinafore by Gilbert and Sullivan
Saturday, 02 June 2012

Illyria return to Salisbury Museum this summer with their exciting new production of HMS Pinafore.

E.Q. Nicholson, Boveridge, c.1949 (c) Artist Estate of E Q Nicholson.
Wednesday, 14 March 2012

This summer's major exhibition (25 May - 29 September) will feature the work of Augustus John, Henry Lamb, Ben Nicholson, John Craxton, Lucian Freud, Stanley Spencer, Elisabeth Frink, William Nich

Business Excellence Awards - Photo Copyright Salisbury Newspapers Ltd
Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Salisbury Museum is delighted to announce that it is the winner of the Tourism and Hospitality category in the Salisbury Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards 2012.

Amesbury Archer Gold - Copyright Ken Geiger National Geographic
Monday, 23 January 2012

We are delighted to announce that the DCMS/Wolfson Fund have awarded £100,000 to the museum towards the development of our new Archaeology of Wessex gallery (working title).

Sickle from Tisbury Hoard, Copyright Neil Francis Brooks, Portable Antiquities Scheme
Tuesday, 15 November 2011

An exciting new Bronze Age hoard discovered in west Wiltshire has just gone on display at Salisbury Museum. It was found a month ago in a field near Tisbury by a metal detectorist.

Stonehenge by John Constable, Copyright Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Thursday, 19 May 2011

Constable and Salisbury – Salisbury Museum’s major summer exhibition is now open.

Stonehenge by John Constable, Copyright Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Sunday, 10 April 2011

Paintings and drawings of Salisbury by the great landscape artist John Constable are the subject of a major new exhibition at Salisbury Museum, which will be opening on Friday 20 May.

Stonehenge by John Constable, Copyright Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Tuesday, 29 March 2011

Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum is seeking temporary part-time staff to work as a part of its front-of-house team during our special summer exhibition Constable and Salisbury.

Stonehenge by John Constable, Copyright Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Wednesday, 20 October 2010

Salisbury Museum is delighted to announce a major exhibition of Constable's work from 20 May – 25 September 2011.

Solving Stonehenge Debate
Thursday, 07 October 2010

Leading experts on Stonehenge descended on Salisbury Museum to ‘Solve Stonehenge’ in a debate as part of the Museum's 150th anniversary celebrations.

Solving Stonehenge Debate
Wednesday, 15 September 2010

As part of our 150th anniversary celebrations Salisbury Museum is gathering together leading experts on Stonehenge for a public debate about the purpose of the stones.

Stonehenge Macehead - Copyright Ken Geiger National Geographic
Friday, 03 September 2010

Salisbury Museum is delighted to announce that we have appointed designers and heritage consultants to help us move forward with our redevelopment plans.

Salisbury Museum 150 Anniversary
Friday, 11 June 2010

As part of our 150th anniversary celebrations the museum will be joining forces with the Cathedral and other Close attractions and opening its doors for free – all day from 10am to 5pm on Saturday

Parrett Pistols at Salisbury Museum
Wednesday, 05 May 2010

Salisbury Museum is pleased to announce that we have recently acquired a rare pair of 18th century flint lock pistols.

Salisbury Museum at Night
Thursday, 22 April 2010

Salisbury Museum is opening its doors after hours on Friday 14th May as part of the annual, national celebration, Museums at Night.

Amesbury Archer Gold - Copyright Ken Geiger National Geographic
Monday, 29 March 2010

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has given the green light to Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum to work up plans to create a new gallery revealing the history and archaeology of the Salisbury an

Businsess Excellence Awards Picture Courtesy Salisbury Newspapers
Tuesday, 02 March 2010

Salisbury Museum is proud to announce that it is the winner of the Tourism and Hospitality category in the Salisbury Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards 2010.

Viking Brooch
Wednesday, 17 February 2010

Metal detectorist Sidney Boyce had a lucky find near Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire.

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