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Found within the City of Gloucester is an internationally important collection of treasures of over 750,000 objects...

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

Feel free to visit our self-service café, serving tea, coffee and cakes, crisps and biscuits. We also have an exciting gift shop full of historical and local products. The museum has ever-changing exhibitions and events, so keep your eye open for these and much, much more...

For more information, please visit our website and social media pages…

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Entry to the museum is by donation, simply pay what you think! We advise booking museum admission tickets online to avoid disappointment (you can donate online when you book or in the museum itself…)

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Make a donation…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 sites and collections for generations to come…

Entry to the Ladybird exhibition is by donation, simply pay what you think! We advise booking museum admission tickets online to avoid disappointment (you can donate online when you book or in the museum itself…)

For further information and to book tickets: www.museumofgloucester.co.uk/exhibitions

Facilities

Other

  • Gift Shop

Accessibility

  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

COVID-19 Response

  • Capacity limit
  • Clear signage
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Face mask essential (not provided)
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • Hygiene screens in place
  • One way system
  • Online booking possible
  • Open now
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands

Establishment Features

  • Toilets

Key Features

  • In town/city centre - In Brunswick Way 2 minutes from the Cross.
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest

Payment Methods

  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

Map & Directions

Museum of Gloucester

Type:Museum

Brunswick Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1HP
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Tel+44 (0)1452 396131

Tel+44 (0)1452 396572

Opening Times

* Please check the attraction's website for opening times.

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