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.Please note that the Museum will be closed from 12 noon 23rd December 2016 until early February 2017
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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