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Gold Hill Museum

Gold Hill
Shaftesbury
DORSET
SP7 8JW

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Gold Hill Museum

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    125
  • Very Good
    74
  • Average
    9
  • Poor
    0
  • Terrible
    0

Recent Reviews:

  • Alexandria I
    London, England, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Interesting
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 11th January 2018
    We enjoyed visiting this museum but not so much climbing Gold hill which is very steep! The museum is small but interesting. Read full review
  • Owenthomas
    Colorado
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Very enjoyable museum.
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 4th January 2018
    At the top of Gold Hill, there are a number of pubs with outside seating in the vicinity. The museum was staffed with very friendly people and happily answered any questions we had. Mostly a local... Read full review
  • 490George70
    Portsmouth, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    The Perfect Weekend
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 19th December 2017
    Shaftesbury and surrounding villages provide the setting for the perfect weekend - interesting and historical buildings, good pubs and excellent food. Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Shaftesbury is at the junction of the A350 and A30 – please follow the signs to the town centre and car parks. There are a marked drop-off point and two free spaces for coach parking in the Bell Street car park. Five minutes’ walk from Bell Street round into the High Street will bring you to the Town Hall, where access to Gold Hill is via steps to the left or quite a steep cobbled ramp to the right.

Public Transport Directions

Bus services from Yeovil, Salisbury, Blandford, Poole and Bournemouth. National Express coaches provide a daily service to and from London. Nearest railway station is Gillingham - 5 miles. Taxi or local bus service to Shaftesbury, alight Town Hall.

Facilities

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Pre-booking essential. Max number 50 (can split groups with Shaftesbury Abbey Museum)

Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors - Drop off at front of Museum
  • Ramp/Level Access - Lift to First Floor
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • On Bus Route

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 01:00
  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Can be packages by 3rd parties
  • Max group size - 40
  • Min group size - 10
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities
  • Dogs Accepted - On leads
  • Event venue

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups - By appointment
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals - By appointment

Opening Times

Opening (1 April 2018 - 31 October 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:30 - 16:30*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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