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Accredited Museum Arts Council England

Dorset Museums Association



Wednesday 16 April 2014
7.30pm at the Town Hall, School Road, Gillingham   SP8 4QR

The Cerne Giant - Landscape, Gods and the Stars

by Peter Knight

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The Museum tells the story of the town, the immediate parishes and their people. Many generations have seen this corner of the Blackmore Vale grow from a Neolithic settlement to the bustling Gillingham of today.

 
Normal Museum Opening Times
Monday 10.00am - 1.00pm
Tuesday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Friday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Saturday   9.30am - 4.00pm
Sunday Closed
Closed on Bank Holidays

At present there is no entrance fee but donations are essential to enable us to continue to run the Museum.

For visits at other times or Group visits, please contact the Curator by Email at: office@gillinghammuseum.co.uk

or write to the address below.

The Museum is governed by the management committee of Gillingham Local History Society (Registered Charity no 1014970).

Restaurant and toilet facilities are available in the Waitrose Supermarket on the opposite side of the road.

The whole exhibition area is on ground level and therefore suitable for wheelchair access. Parking (with disabled bays) is available in the adjoining public Car Park.

Address: Chantry Fields, Gillingham, Dorset SP8 4UA    > How to find us

Gillingham's Royal Forest: The Medieval Centuries by John Porter has now been published.


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Future Events...

Wednesday 16 April 2014
7.30pm at the Town Hall, School Road, Gillingham   SP8 4QR

The Cerne Giant - Landscape, Gods and the Stars

by Peter Knight

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7.30pm Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Meeting in St.Mary's Church

The Church Within - Exploring the Past in St.Mary's Church

by John Porter & Sam Woodcock

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Wednesday 17 September 2014
7.30pm at the Town Hall, School Road, Gillingham    SP8 4QR

Why Stonehenge Is Where It Is

by Dr Mike Allen


Wednesday 15 October 2014
7.30pm at the Town Hall, School Road, Gillingham     SP8 4QR

The Discovery of a Lifetime
by Richard Baker


Wednesday 19 November 2014
7.30pm at the Town Hall, School Road, Gillingham     SP8 4QR

Gillingham's Bygone Days

Sam Woodcock leads local residents to share their memories of Gillingham past