Museums & ART Galleries
Broadway Museum, TUDOR HOUSE, 65 High Street, BROADWAY WR12 7DP
Exhibits on display over 3-floors include decorative art from the C17-C21; paintings by Gainsborough and Millais, Armorial ceramics, and Sheldon tapestries. Much was donated to the University of Oxford in 1683 by Elias Ashmore.
Open Tu-Su & BHs 10-5
Court Barn Museum, CHURCH STREET, Chipping Campden GL55 6JE
A celebration of the town’s association with the Arts & Crafts Movement. An exhibition of silver, jewellery ceramics, sculpture, industrial design and more, all beautifully set up by the Guild of Handicraft Trust.
Open Apr-Sept Tu-Su 10-5 Oct-Mar Tu-Su 11-4.
DR Jenner's, Museum & Garden, Church Lane, Berkeley GL13 9BN
A Queen Anne House with traditional and modern displays that celebrate the life of Edward Jenner, the surgeon who discovered a vaccine for smallpox.
Open Easter & Apr to Sept, Su-W 11-5, & October Half Term
Museum of Gloucester, Brunswick Road, GLOUCESTER GL1 1HP
Roman relics, dinosaurs, aquarium, art exhibitions.
Open Tu-Sa 10-5.
01452 396131 venues.gloucester.gov.uk/Freetime/Museums
Gloucester Life Museum, 99-103 Westgate Street, GLOUCESTER GL1 2PG
Medieval timber-framed buildings associated with martyrdom of Bishop Hooper in 1555. Social history, folklore, crafts and industries of city and county. Herb garden.
Open Tu-Sa 10-5
Holst Birthplace Museum, Clarence Road, Cheltenham GL52 2AY
Memorabilia of composer’s life. Period furnished rooms and an exhibition of life in Victorian England.
Open all year Tu-Sa 10-5, Su 1.30-5.
Museum In The Park, Stratford Park, Stroud GL5 4AF
Innovative and colourful displays and changing exhibitions ranging from Dinosaurs to the Uley Roman Temple to the world’s first lawnmower and contemporary sculpture. New featured Garden out back is wonderful. A Must-See for all Cotswold enthusiasts
Open Apr to Sept Tu-F 10-5, W/Es & BHs 11-5. Oct to Mar Tu-F 10-4, W/Es 11-4.
Nature In Art Museum,
Wallsworth Hall, SANDHURST, Gloucester GL2 9PA
The world’s first museum dedicated exclusively to Art inspired by Nature. Life-size sculptures in the garden. Artists at work (Feb-Nov). Coﬀee shop. Play area.
Open all year Tu-Su & BHs.
Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum, The Docks, 31 COMMERCIAL ROAD, Gloucester GL1 2HE
300 years’ service portrayed by sound effects and life-size models, weapons and uniforms.
Open Mar to Oct, daily 10-5, Nov to Feb Tu-Sa, 10-5.
The Wilson - Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum,
Clarence Street, CHELTENHAM GL50 3JT
World-renowned Arts & Crafts Movement collection inspired by William Morris. Rare Chinese and English ceramics. The Paper Store, an open archive of local heroes, including the great Edward Wilson, Antarctic Explorer. Social history of Cheltenham. C17 Dutch and C17-20 British paintings. Wilson Cafe. TIC.
Open M-Sa 9.30-5.15, Su 11-4.
Photos supplied by Goldeneye Guides, National Trust & Subject
Photographers - William Fricker, David Sellman, Stephen Robson, Arnhel de Sera, Andreas Von Einsiedel, Chris Lacey, Derrick E. Witty, James Dobson, Paul Barker, James Dobson, John Hammond, Mark Bolton, Nadia Mackenzie, Andrew Butler, John Millar, Nick Meers, Stuart Cox, Rupert Truman