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 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
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


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

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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, 7th September 2019 - Saturday, 7th September 2019

Saturday, 12th October 2019 - Saturday, 12th October 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...
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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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Saturday, 24th August 2019 - Saturday, 24th August 2019

Brian Jones 50th Anniversary Walking TourFollow a walking trail around Cheltenham to learn more about the formative years of this iconic figure in British culture who has inspired a devoted fan club...
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Thursday, 12th September 2019 - Thursday, 12th September 2019

Object Talk: Village Life by Stanley SpencerCome and join our collections team for a series of in-depth evening talks about iconic objects in the museum...
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Wednesday, 17th July 2019 - Monday, 2nd September 2019

Hidden Cheltenham Summer TrailHidden Cheltenham Summer Trail
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Friday, 13th September 2019 - Saturday, 14th September 2019

Sunday, 15th September 2019 - Sunday, 15th September 2019

Tuesday, 17th September 2019 - Wednesday, 18th September 2019

Thursday, 19th September 2019 - Thursday, 19th September 2019

Friday, 20th September 2019 - Saturday, 21st September 2019

Sunday, 22nd September 2019 - Sunday, 22nd September 2019

Cheltenham Heritage Open Days - Open Building - The Wilson Art Gallery & MuseumMajor museum and art gallery with numerous activities available
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Thursday, 5th September 2019 - Thursday, 5th September 2019

First Thursdayan evening of cultural events happening around The Wilson on the first Thursday of every month.
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Saturday, 28th September 2019 - Saturday, 28th September 2019

Pop Up Cinema: Boom For RealScreening of the movie Boom For Real, tickets are £9 and include a free entry to Tatty Devine's exhibition.
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Saturday, 7th September 2019 - Sunday, 3rd November 2019

Misshapes: The Making of Tatty DevineThe Wilson's latest touring exhibition; Misshapes: The Making of Tatty Devine.
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Wednesday, 9th October 2019 - Wednesday, 9th October 2019

Wednesday, 13th November 2019 - Wednesday, 13th November 2019

Wednesday, 11th December 2019 - Wednesday, 11th December 2019

Wednesday, 8th January 2020 - Wednesday, 8th January 2020

Object Talks30 minutes lunchtime talks about iconic objects in the museum for £5 (concessions £3).
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Monday, 22nd July 2019 - Sunday, 25th August 2019

Summer Residencies: Katy WelshKaty Welsh x Ernest Gimson; Our latest Artist in Residence Katy welsh responds to The Wilson's Art and Crafts with a focus on objects and drawings designed by Ernest Gimson.
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