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Gloucestershire Museums Sharing Priceless Heritage


Posted at 09:07 on 01/04/2015



An incredible new scheme for sharing important pieces of priceless art works, architecture and museum collections is underway and we can all take...

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Public’s Views Sought for Gloucester Cathedral’s £6m Project Pilgrim


Posted at 10:55 on 23/03/2015



Excitement is building at Gloucester Cathedral as initial design proposals for a major £6million development project have been completed.  ...

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Talwin Morris & The Glasgow Style


Posted at 10:11 on 09/03/2015



Friday, 3rd April – Sunday 17th May 2015Court Barn, Chipping CampdenThis new exhibition will showcase fine examples of Art Nouveau book cover...

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New exhibition opens soon in Stroud. Redler: Engineered in Stroud


Posted at 03:02 on 04/03/2015



Take the opportunity to find out more about Redler – one of Stroud’s biggest engineering firms of the 20th century.

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British Museum Collaboration with Corinium Museum


Posted at 02:32 on 03/03/2015



25 April – 5 JulyThis exhibition is a partnership between the British Museum, Roman archaeologists from UK Universities and the Corinium Museum....

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Dr Jenner’s Museum awarded £61,978 from Arts Council England


Posted at 02:18 on 03/03/2015



Staff at Dr Jenner's Museum are pleased to announce that they have been awarded £61,978 from Arts Council England to start a new volunteer and...

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Do you ever wonder what on earth artists do in museums?


Posted at 11:30 on 02/03/2015



On Saturday 28th February The Waterways Museum in Gloucester launched the tour of the Miniature Museum of Museums, created by artists Tara Downs and...

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When is Kelmscott Manor Open?


Posted at 04:06 on 19/06/2014



We've made an error in our leaflet - Whoops!  Kelmscott Manor is open on Weds & Sat ONLY, not Weds to Sat as it says in our leaflet. 

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Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum reopens.


Posted at 11:58 on 23/04/2014



After being closed for 5 months for a half million pound refurbishment, made possible by the Heritage Lottery Fund, the museum has reopened to the...

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Room On The Broom Takes Off at Dean Heritage Centre


Posted at 03:42 on 23/04/2014



The Dean Heritage Centre (DHC), in the Forest of Dean, is delighted to announce the launch off its brand new Room on the Broom interactive woodland...

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Upcoming Events View more

Dare to Dabble Art Workshops for the absolute beginner!


Dates: 14th January - 15th December 2015



Ever fancied yourself as a starving artist? Well here’s your chance to Dare to Dabble!  ...

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Holst Birthplace Museum - New Acquisitions


Dates: Tuesday 17th February 2015 - 2nd April 2016 February to May and October to December. Tues to Sat 10.00 – 16.00 June to September. Tues to Sat 10.00 – 17.00 Sunday 13.30 – 17.00



This exhibition showcases the Museum's most recent acquisitions to its collection.Star items include...

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2015 British Wildlife Photography Awards


Dates: September 15th - November 29th 2015



Winning images from the latest British Wildlife Photography Awards!

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Christmas Crackers


Dates: 14th November - 6th December 2015



A sparkling display  of original gifts for Christmas. Why not treat yourself? Come along and...

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Mind the Gap


Dates: November 24th – January 3rd 2016



Inlay work from across the years on display at Nature in Art.

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Welcome to Gloucestershire Revealed and all we have to offer


Gloucestershire sits in the South West of England, and encompasses part of the Cotswolds and the River Severn and all of the ancient Forest of Dean. 


Our county town is Gloucester and it would appear, according to Plantlife, that our county flower is the wild daffodil (who knew?).


In the 10th century, our historic county was mentioned in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicles, with Winchcombe and the Forest added in the 11th, alongside the ‘small town’ of Bristol…which seems to have grown and slipped through our fingers!



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Whatever you look for in a day out, you can be sure to find it in Gloucestershire - from exciting events and interesting artefacts in museums large and small, to beautiful buildings and amazing galleries.


Our county is full of surpising places to visit and we hope that this website will help you find your way around, especially if you are planning a day out and want to see as much as possible.


Whether you like a fine cafe with a museum attached, or open spaces where little ones can run free, you will find the museums for you here.


Search by area to make the most of your visit.


image taken at Dr Jenner's House

photographer: Hamish Gill