The Wilson - Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum

Type:Museum

Clarence Street
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
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.

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction
VAQAS VB Attraction

Facilities

Accessibility

  • 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

Catering

  • 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 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
MondayClosed*
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.

Seasonal Opening Hours: The Wilson is closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day & Easter Sunday.

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

Directions

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.

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