The Corinium Museum in Cirencester, just two minutes from Cirencester town centre

Corinum Museum, Cirencester

The Corinium Museum in Cirencester

The Corinium Museum, Cirencester

Corinium Museum

The Corinium Museum in Cirencester is a hidden gem of this charming Cotswold town.

The museum cares for around one and a half million archaeological and social history objects in the Council's collections. These collections are significant both nationally and internationally. Many of the objects are displayed at the recently refurbished and extended Corinium Museum, Cirencester.

About the Corinium Museum

Leave the 21st century behind you and discover the treasures of the Cotswolds as you explore its history at this award winning Museum. Home to one of the largest collections of Romano-British antiquities extensively from Corinium, Roman Britain's second largest city.

Admire the work of Prehistoric metal smiths. Marvel at the Roman mosaics as you take a peek through the window of a Roman villa. Come face to face with the Anglo Saxons and their buried treasures. Be amazed by Medieval Sculpture, Civil War coin hoards and experience the elegance of Victorian Cirencester. An inspiring and interactive experience for everyone.

Special events, exhibitions and workshops take place through out the year and the museum is fully accessible with a gift shop, the Cirencester Visitor Information Centre and a Cafe on site.

Corinium Museum Address and Contact Details
Corinium Museum
Park Street

Telephone 01285 655611

Corinium Museum News and Events

Current and Upcoming Events

Wood Fired Ceramics
11 July - 3 August#8232;

Eeles Family Pottery, based in Mosterton, West Dorset, are delighted to announce that they are holding an exhibition of over 300 pieces of new work at the Corinium Museum. The family of 5 potters create stoneware, porcelain and raku using basic ingredients such as ball clay from near Poole, china clay from South Devon, fine alluvial sand from West Dorset and granite from Cornwall. Most simple ingredients used with rare skill, create the most unusual results.

Free admission All items for sale

8 August - 6 September

‘Discovery’ is the latest exhibition presented by Creative Forum. As artists and makers move through their creative life, the process of discovery is an ongoing process and an important part of their practice. This exhibition presents a diverse range of work by members of the group including paintings, ceramics, textiles, sculpture, photography and jewellery.

The group meets once a month at New Brewery Arts in Cirencester and is made up of local artists and makers at various stages in their creative careers, from aspiring to professional.

Free admission All items for sale

Corinium Museum - Admission Charges

Adult: £4.95
Senior Citizen £4.10
Student (16+) £3.30
Children (5-15) £2.25
Family Ticket (up to 2A + 5C) 10% discount off adult/child charge

Annual season ticket (valid for 1 year)
Visit the Corinium Museum as many times as you like! A season ticket is valid for a whole year from the date of purchase and entitles the holder to free entry to the museum and temporary exhibitions.
It allows you to make the most of our busy program of events and exhibitions. Plus, it also gives you great discounts on lectures and workshops.
Adult: £14.60
Senior Citizen £11.50
Student (16+) £9.75
Children (5-15) £7.20

Family Ticket (up to 2A + 5C) 10% discount off adult/child charge

Opening Hours

Monday to Saturday
10:00am to 5:00pm April to October
10:00am to 4:00pm November to March

2:00pm to 5:00pm April to October
2:00pm to 4:00pm November to March

Christmas Opening Times:

Closed 24th – 26th December 2015 and 1st January 2016

Page last updated 25/07/2015 01:12:30

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