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Accredited Museum Arts Council England

Dorset Museums Association



Wednesday, 20 September 2017
7.30pm at the Methodist Church, High Street, Gillingham
Bourton at War - an extract from a play script       
by Tony Benge and Sue Ashby

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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

Red Cross Hospital Overwhelmed - Wounded soldiers Fight for Life - June 1917

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Future Events...

Wednesday, 20 September 2017
7.30pm at the Methodist Church, High Street, Gillingham
Bourton at War - an extract from a play script       
by Tony Benge and Sue Ashby


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Wednesday, 18 October 2017
7.30pm at the Methodist Church, High Street, Gillingham
A Walk Round Historic Frome
by John Porter

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Wednesday, 15 November 2017
7.30pm at the Methodist Church, High Street, Gillingham
The Search for the Durotriges
by Martin Papworth