We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Salisbury Museum

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
ADMISSION TICKETS (1)
Salisbury Museum Entry Ticket
From US$9,81*
ADMISSION TICKETS (1)
Salisbury Museum Entry Ticket
From US$9,81*
BOOK A TOUR
129
All photos (129)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pre history”(7 reviews)
“pull out”(4 reviews)
About
Salisbury Museum is based in the Grade 1 listed building, The King's House, just opposite the west front of Salisbury Cathedral. It houses a significant archaeological collection relating to nearby Stonehenge, as well as costume, fine art (including...more
Open Now
Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
See all hours
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Contact
65 The Close | The King's House, Salisbury SP1 2EN, England
Website
+44 1722 332151
Call
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience The Salisbury Museum
from US$9,81
More Info
from US$300,74
More Info
Reviews (391)
Filter reviews
368 results
Traveller rating
243
105
15
4
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
243
105
15
4
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews pre history costume gallery pull out turner paintings pitt rivers archaeological finds temporary exhibition rex whistler on display interesting exhibits local history special exhibition gift aid well worth a visit bronze age surrounding area iron age
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 368 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited to see the treasure board e exhibition a nd ended up staying g all afternoon. I had forgotten how good the museum was!! Lovely old building in the beautiful cathedral close. Definitely recommend a visit for locals and visitors alike. Have subscribed to their...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank zoekins2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum whilst compact has quite a surprising range of quite ancient artefacts and an art collection. I went, primarily, to gaze upon Constable's Salisbury Cathedral, on loan for a short while. It was just amazing to be up close to such a huge picture...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank FiofBucks
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were really impressed with the museum and its eclectic mix of exhibits. Very interested to read about all the archaeological discoveries and also loved the displays about Salisbury, particularly Hobnob and the Salisbury Giant - rather wished they were still paraded through the streets!...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank doasyouwldbedoneby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we visited this little gem we were impressed, especially by the extensive archaeological exhibits, which featured a lot of local finds. It made me realise what a small part of history we actually live through and how much was in the UK before the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank davidch217
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is really a unique exhibition into our history. It is very well set out with excellent signage and lighting. Many of the hoards had local connections too. If you have not been yet time is running out as the exhibition moves to Ulster next...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Paul H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were greeted by a friendly gentleman who asked us what we had come to see and then advised us on the best route to take and points of particular interest to us. Whilst housed in an Georgian property this a very modern museum, well...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JKChad
Reviewed 5 November 2018

We came here after visiting the cathedral and were met by a beautiful old building. It is an excellent quality museum showcasing the best of Wessex. The guides were very polite and helpful, the garden area outside was relaxing to rest in after walking around...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank maggiep1965
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Had friends staying for weekend and spent the day in Salisbury. Popped into this museum to use up a couple of hours during the afternoon. My husband has mobility problems so was unable to accompany us round the museum. Asked the gentleman on the desk...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Andy499
Reviewed 23 October 2018

State of the art displays. Takes 2+ hours to see all displays. On west side of cathedral. Great historical review of how Scotland evolved from prehistoric times. If this review is helpful then please indicate so below.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Trek-Always
Reviewed 16 October 2018

This surprisingly large local Museum not only has an amazing archaeology collection of international importance but an array of diverse exhibits to enthrall anyone from age 4 to 94. Together with the Cathedral it makes for a great afternoon in the Cathedral Close.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Susiescribe
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 17 nearby hotels
King's Head Inn
954 reviews
.45 km away
The Kings Arms Hotel
107 reviews
.49 km away
Mercure Salisbury White Hart Hotel
1 133 reviews
.52 km away
Grasmere House Hotel
672 reviews
.52 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 289 nearby restaurants
Cafe Diwali
576 reviews
.33 km away
Thai Sarocha
377 reviews
.35 km away
THE JADE
274 reviews
.43 km away
Wagamama
321 reviews
.47 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 127 nearby attractions
The Parish Church of St Thomas and St Edmund
275 reviews
.51 km away
Arundells
268 reviews
.42 km away
Mompesson House
521 reviews
.25 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
justmeinsanjose
17 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from FiofBucks | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does - memorablia echoing what's in the museum, books,, children's stuff etc
0
Votes
geographyguy_11
7 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from Paul G | Reviewed this property |
I agree with some comments below - it depends on your interest. I enjoy history and archaeology and 2 hours were totally inadequate. There are some really good exhibits, and if you are interested in reading the exhibits... More
1
Vote
UniversalRoamer
18 April 2017|
Answer
Response from Anthony O | Reviewed this property |
Yes !
1
Vote