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Open Monday – Saturday 10am – 4pm, free entry

Museum Lates open until 7pm:  14 April, 5 May, 2 June, 7 July

 

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 explore its surprising links to Alfred the Great and Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

Visit England Good to Go status means our processes to make your visit safe and enjoyable follow Government COVID-19 guidelines. We encourage wearing face coverings for the comfort of all visitors, unless exceptions apply. We are continuing with enhanced cleaning of common touchpoints.

Enjoy our permanent displays and exhibition The Covid Chronicle (9 April – 7 May ). For more details see our Exhibitions page.

The medieval Yelde Hall is open on Saturdays from 9 April until the end of October. Meet characters from the town’s past in the council chamber and pirates form 1709 in the lock-up.

Visit our Museum Shop or browse a selection of our range with our online shop here (£3.50 postage or free click and collect).

9-10 Market Place, Chippenham, SN15 3HF
01249 705020
heritage@chippenham.gov.uk

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