The Wilson - Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum


Clarence Street
GL50 3JT

Tel: 01242 387491

Wilson Art Gallery cafe

Book Tickets

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.
  • 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

The Wilson - Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)
Tuesday - Saturday10:00 - 18:00
Sunday10:00 - 16:00
Bank HolidayClosed


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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The Wilson Kitchen, CheltenhamThe Wilson Kitchen is a vibrant arts café on the ground floor of the The Wilson - Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum offering a dynamic café experience with zoned seating areas.

Saturday, 3rd June 2023 - Saturday, 3rd June 2023

Digital craft imageDin's Digital Craft Club: Vintage Animation Tricks & IllusionsDrawings that come to life with a spin, turn or flick.
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Saturday, 17th June 2023 - Saturday, 17th June 2023

Digital crafts imageDin's Digital Craft Club: 8BIT Creative Pixel Art (Art Meets Binary)Vintage Video Game Sprite Design.
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Sunday, 18th June 2023 - Sunday, 18th June 2023

Air Dry Clay workshopAir Dry Clay WorkshopCome and create your own mini air-dry clay artwork at this free family-friendly workshop.
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Saturday, 24th June 2023 - Saturday, 24th June 2023

ArtistArt in a Blurred WorldJoin artist in residence Sarah Goddard for a talk about how she has come to embrace her identity as a disabled artist. Sarah is visually impaired, and also recovering from Long Covid, both of which inform her work.
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Friday, 30th June 2023 - Friday, 30th June 2023

ArtistIllusions of VisionIn this talk, artist in residence Sarah Goddard will address questions of vision, illusion and perception. As a visually impaired artist, Sarah is interested in how we all see slightly differently, and whether any of really sees the world as it actually is.
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Saturday, 1st July 2023 - Saturday, 1st July 2023

Digital art encryptionsDin's Digital Craft Club: Invisible Inks, Ciphers, Encryptions and the Art of DisguiseLearn how to send secret messages to friends, family and loved ones.
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Sunday, 2nd July 2023 - Sunday, 2nd July 2023

Summer nature art flowerSummer Nature Art WalkJoin artist in residence Sarah Goddard for the third of her seasonal art workshop walks to launch the Summer Art Walk leaflet.
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Saturday, 22nd July 2023 - Saturday, 22nd July 2023

Summer Flora printsSummer Flora and Fauna Inspired Mono PrintsArtist Christine Felce invites you to enhance, experiment and play with your drawings by using mono print techniques.
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Saturday, 12th August 2023 - Saturday, 12th August 2023

Children wearing face paintThe Wilson Summer PartyTeam leaders from their successful Creative Explorers Holiday Clubs, would like to invite you to join them for an afternoon of Summer fun at The Wilson.
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Wednesday, 7th June 2023 - Wednesday, 7th June 2023

Wednesday, 5th July 2023 - Wednesday, 5th July 2023

CuratorCoffee with a CuratorThese informal sessions held in The Wilson Kitchen café lounge area at lunchtime on the first Wednesday of the month (1.30pm-2pm) give you the chance to join one of their curators for a half hour chat as they introduce pieces from The Wilson's extensive collections.
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Saturday, 15th July 2023 - Saturday, 15th July 2023

Book for the drawing tourRoam and Riot 2: Drawing TourThe second part of Hannah Whyte's historical walking tour will see Hannah leading a series of informal and fun drawing and sketching exercises as you visit the stunning landscapes and take in the views associated with this rich historical site.
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Wednesday, 18th October 2023 - Wednesday, 18th October 2023

QuiltQuilts from the Collection and Creative Applique WorkshopLocal artist and designer Milligan Beaumont joins them for a day long workshop to teach the beautiful art of hand appliqué.
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Wednesday, 18th October 2023 - Wednesday, 18th October 2023

QuiltUndercover Quilts: Behind the Scenes look at Quilts from the CollectionArts and crafts Curator Kirsty Hartsiosis takes you behind the scenes at The Wilson to show you first hand some of their highly coveted and delicate quilts from the archives.
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