The Wilson - Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum


Clarence Street
GL50 3JT

Tel: +44 (0) 1242 237431

The Wilson - Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Free AdmissionFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


  • VAQAS VB Attraction
VAQAS VB Attraction



  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Induction loop system in meeting room for talks lectures, etc.
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Handling tables
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop


  • On-Site café/restaurant - See website for cafe opening times.

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities - Meeting room capacity - 35.
  • Dogs Accepted - Guide dogs only.
  • Event Venue
  • Open All Year
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • Approx length of visit - 01:00
  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups - Advance booking required.

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
Tuesday - Wednesday09:30 - 17:15*
Thursday09:30 - 19:45*
Friday - Saturday09:30 - 17:15*
Sunday11:00 - 16:00*

* Please Note: The Wilson, Art Gallery & Museum will be closed on Mondays from the 6th August 2018. The Wilson Cafe and Tourist Information Desk will remain open to the public on Mondays.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change


Road Directions

Nearest major road is M5. Follow the signs to the town centre.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Cheltenham. Local Metro bus D or E to the town centre.



The Wilson

Have you picked up a leaflet of our autumn evening talks? We have talks on tiara's, Roman Gods, and Wilson's fur…
22 Oct 2018   09:30:00
Our curator Ann-Rachael Harwood will be talking about Dr Edward Wilson’s unique fur suit at our Object Talk on 7th…
22 Oct 2018   08:00:00


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The Wilson Café, CheltenhamWith a focus on fresh, quality and local produce the café aims to provide food of the highest standard produced on site everyday by our team of expert chefs. The café also serves as a live exhibition space and is available for private hire.

Saturday, 9th June 2018 - Sunday, 31st March 2019

WW1 - 'At Last Fighting is Over': The end of the First World War on the Front and in CheltenhamIn 1920 Cheltenham Borough Council commissioned Fred Roe R.A. to paint a war memorial picture, which will go on display for the first time in years...
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Saturday, 1st September 2018 - Sunday, 16th December 2018

WW1 - The Listening Station: Cheltenham RemembersA year-long arts programme of community engagement focusing upon the signifi cance of World War One today and culminating in both an off-site exhibition in May and an exhibition at The Wilson in September. Lead Artist Robyn Woolston will explore both contemporary and historical perspectives whilst...
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Tuesday, 1st January 2019 - Tuesday, 31st December 2019

Curry & Colonels Guided Tour ExperienceJoin Captain Skillicorne (tour guide – Phil) on a leisurely promenade through Cheltenham, stopping to admire the beautiful buildings, glorious gardens and sites of many of its spas. Hear anecdotes and stories about the people who visited and lived in the town – George III, The Duke of Wellington,...
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Monday, 8th October 2018 - Tuesday, 31st December 2019

World of Wonders The Wilson World of Wonders!Come and meet a penguin in a tunnel, find a boneshaker in the sky, and watch rabbits leap...
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