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Chippenham Museum

Open Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Histiry compact.

Great little museum in town centre. lots of great facts about local history with very knowledgable... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
wilts78
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Bath, United Kingdom
A very interesting local museum

This museum is in the centre of Chippenham. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the curator... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2018
36s08
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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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Housed in an 18th century townhouse, Chippenham Museum tells the fascinating story of this historic market town from its prehistoric origins to the present day. Learn about the town’s development, through its connections to river, road and rail and...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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10 Market Place, Chippenham SN15 3HF, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great little museum in town centre. lots of great facts about local history with very knowledgable staff.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 13 December 2018

This museum is in the centre of Chippenham. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the curator is very enthusiastic.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 36s08
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Called in as we heard they had some of eddies stuff to see. Little tribute but hey nice to see. They haven't forgot what happened just up the rd all them yrs ago.. nice touch.. well kept museam dating back in history many yrs ago.....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank jk11_11
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

This free museum is a great way to spend an hour or so. Currently featuring Georgian history, the exhibits are hands on and interactive. Perfect for families too.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Rosiebuds1
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

This is a gem of a local museum. Indeed, it is one of the best small museums I have visited in the UK. The presentation of the items on display was second to none. Clearly, the staff were enthusiastic about, and proud of, the place....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank colinlacey1
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Arranged a group visit which was a total success. Included was a historical walk to include St Andrews Church. This was followed by the museum exhibition about Georgian Chippenham and General tour Totally enjoyable day and will revisit.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank currantjohnc
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Fell into this museum by accident during a stroll around Chippenham. Very good on local history and the development of the town. Just what you want as an introduction to a new place as this was for us. Helpful attendants.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Keith M
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Quite a little gem, very welcoming staff and the displays are good although some of the signage could be a little bit better the museum is in a transition phase and some of the exhibits have been moved within which probably accounts for some lack...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank colina919
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Went here for a good few hours with my wife, interesting to learn about the local history which is their main focus. Quite a few interactive displays as well which is fun Staff are friendly and positive though it seems like the place is underfunded....More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Thorny264
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

I have visited this museum a few times and have found it very interesting. Free to enter. Different exhibitions every few months. Coming from the area I found it fascinating. Do give it a try.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank AngelaM007
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