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Gold Hill Museum

Gold Hill
Shaftesbury
DORSET
SP7 8JW

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Telephone: +44 01747 852157

Opening Times

Opening (1 April 2020 - 31 October 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:30 - 16:30*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Free AdmissionFree

Admission is free, however donations are very welcome.

Telephone: +44 01747 852157

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    178
  • Very Good
    99
  • Average
    12
  • Poor
    0
  • Terrible
    0

Recent Reviews:

  • Phil H
    Fareham, United Kingdom
    Day trip
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 20th September 2019
    Not many places you go that have free entry but this place is one of them,great knowledgeable staff and a must if you are doing gold hill.Donations are gratefully received on your way out but they... Read full review
  • mowden
    Witham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    An interesting museum
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 21st September 2019
    This museum is small, but it has a lot of local interesting things to explore. The museum is free to enter. Read full review
  • BobF19
    Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
    Very intersting
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 8th October 2019
    While in the Dorset area we could not go without visiting Gold Hil (Where the Hovis Advert was made) its so pretty there. This time we visited the Museum which is at the top of the hill. It is a... Read full review

Facilities

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

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop

Establishment Features

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

Key Features

  • Approx length of visit - 01:00
  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Max group size - 40
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times

Parking & Transport

  • On Bus Route

Payment Methods

  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Can be packages by 3rd parties
  • Min group size - 10
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free

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

Venue Facilities

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

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.

Telephone: +44 01747 852157

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