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Swindon Museum and Art Gallery is closed to the public for the foreseeable future.  This will be reviewed in accordance with ongoing Government advice.



Opening Times

Swindon Museum & Art Gallery is open Tuesday to Saturday, 11.00am to 4.30pm.

We are open for school and group visits on Mondays, by appointment only.  We are closed on Bank Holidays.  Please note that visits of 15 people+ or school group during opening hours that have not booked in advance will only be admitted at the discretion of the management. We reserve the right to refuse admission where we believe there is a safety or capacity risk.




There is a small range of souvenir gift items and local art to buy next to the reception desk at the top of the stairs. These include pocket money items that will help you commemorate your visit, and a selection of books.  We can now accept card payments (minimum spend £5).  

Planned Gallery Closures

Art Gallery - The main Art Gallery has a number of beautifully presented exhibitions each year.  However, in order to changeover exhibitions, the Art Gallery will be closed during the following period(s):

Museum - The two Ground Floor front rooms (Galleries 1 and 2) have a regular changeover of exhibitions.  In order to install new exhibitions, these rooms will be closed.  Dates for closure will be indicated below.


The rest of the Museum will be open during these dates.


For more information about visits and accessibility, please see our access page.

Our locationGetting Here

There is no parking available at the Museum & Art Gallery but there are car parks within a short walking distance of the venue.   Please click on the links to access information on Britannia and Prospect Place car parks.

Swindon Museum & Art Gallery is located in the Old Town area of Swindon which is also accessible via public transport.

Please also access this Google Map for more information.