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Accredited Museum Arts Council England

Dorset Museums Association



COVID - 19

With effect from the 20 March 2020 the Museum will be closed.


Society meetings due on April 21st and May 19th have been postponed until further notice

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The Museum tells the story of the town, the immediate parishes and their people. Many generations have seen this corner of the Blackmore Vale grow from a Neolithic settlement to the bustling Gillingham of today.


PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MUSEUM IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

The Curator can be contacted by Email at: office@gillinghammuseum.co.uk

or write to the address below.

The Museum is governed by the management committee of Gillingham Local History Society (Registered Charity no 1014970).

Restaurant and toilet facilities are available in the Waitrose Supermarket on the opposite side of the road.

The whole exhibition area is on ground level and therefore suitable for wheelchair access. Parking (with disabled bays) is available in the adjoining public Car Park.

Address: Chantry Fields, Gillingham, Dorset SP8 4UA    > How to find us

Some of the Soldiers of World War One.

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Future Events...

COVID - 19

With effect from the 20 March 2020 the Museum will be closed.


Society meetings due on April 21st and May 19th have been postponed until further notice


Tuesday evening 15th September 2020
7.30pm at Gillingham Methodist Church Hall
The Station That Never Closed
by a Shillingstone Railway Project Volunteer

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Tuesday afternoon 20 October 2020
2.30pm at Gillingham Methodist Church Hall
The Life and Times of Mary Stopes
by David Carter

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THURSDAY afternoon 19th November 2020
2.30pm at Gillingham Bowling Club, School Road

Gillingham Miscellany


by David Lloyd and others

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