News

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.

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.

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