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Museum of Gloucester

The Museum of Gloucester tells the story of the city’s origins as a Roman settlement and its subsequent development through the Dark Ages and Medieval period. This fine Victorian building also has a significant collection of art including paintings by Richard Wilson, Thomas Gainsborough, John Atkinson Grimshaw and Thomas Dibdin.

The Archaeology collection includes the world-famous Birdlip Mirror, impressive Roman tombstones and the Gloucester Tables Set, the oldest complete backgammon set in the world.

The museum has ever-changing exhibitions and events, so keep your eye open for these and much much more...

The museum also features ground floor exhibitions and exhibits that promise a much more interactive experience. Highlights include a Roman kitchen playhouse and medieval street and part of the original Roman wall can also be viewed within the museum.

Visit our café, serving a range of tea, coffee and cakes, crisps and biscuits as well as an exciting gift shop full of both historical and local products. Gloucester’s award-winning Tourist Information Centre is also located on the ground floor of this beautiful building…

Who to contact

Contact Name
Amy Washington
Contact Position
Events & Marketing Officer - Museums
Telephone
01452 396131
01452 396572
E-mail
museum@gloucester.gov.uk
Notes

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MuseumofGloucester

Twitter: https://twitter.com/MuseumOfGlos

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/museumofgloucester/

Where to go

Name
Museum of Gloucester
Address
Brunswick Road
Gloucester
Gloucestershire
Postcode
GL1 1HP
Notes

The Museum of Gloucester, Tourist Information Centre (TIC), shop and café are now open… We are encouraging pre-bookings to the Museum to avoid disappointment…

PEAK SEASON (February half-term to end October half-term)
Tuesday-Saturday | 10am-5pm and Sunday | 11am-4pm

OFF-PEAK SEASON (End October half-term to February half-term)
Tuesday-Saturday | 10am-4pm and Sunday | 11am-3pm

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Tuesday-Sunday
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon
Session Information
10am - 5pm (11am-4pm on Sundays)
The Museum of Gloucester, Tourist Information Centre (TIC), shop and café are now open… We are encouraging pre-bookings to the Museum to avoid disappointment… PEAK SEASON (February half-term to end October half-term) Tuesday-Saturday | 10am-5pm and Sunday | 11am-4pm OFF-PEAK SEASON (End October half-term to February half-term) Tuesday-Saturday | 10am-4pm and Sunday | 11am-3pm

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
0.00
Additional Charges
Your support makes a huge difference! We are proud to offer FREE admission to our Museum, but rely on your donations to allow us to continue to preserve and display our historical collection for generations to come...

Availability

Referral required
No
Other notes

All gallery areas are wheelchair accessible. Our meeting and educational room has a hearing loop.

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