20 Best Museums and Art Galleries In Alton Barnes Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Museums and Art Galleries In Alton Barnes

We've rounded up the best museums and art galleries in Alton Barnes in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 99 Alton Barnes museums and art galleries to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including tourist attractions. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the museums and art galleries we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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Sheep at Avebury Stone Circle in Malborough

Avebury Stone Circle

  • Marlborough
  • Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Avebury Stone Circle, a World Heritage site set in the pretty village of Avebury, and the largest prehistoric stone circle in the world! It was excav...

Aerial view of Alexander Keiller Museum in Avebury

Alexander Keiller Museum

  • Avebury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

One of the most important prehistoric archaeological collections in Britain is housed in the Stables Gallery, and including many artefacts from the W...

Classic car at Atwell Wilson Motor Museum in Calne

Atwell Wilson Motor Museum

  • Calne
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Atwell Wilson Motor Museum is a great place for families who are interested in motors. It has a good variety of vehicles on displaying including moto...

A young boy pops his head out of the tanks hatch at REME Museum

REME Museum

  • Chippenham
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Military mad kids can flex their muscles with a trip to the REME Museum. All sorts of curiosities help to tell the tale of the REME Corps, while quiz...

Entrance to Chippenham Museum and Heritage Centre

Chippenham Museum and Heritage Centre

  • Chippenham
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Chippenham Museum is a community museum with lots to see and do for the whole family. We hold Chippenham's local history collection with links to Alf...

Kids interacting at Museum of Computing in Swindon

Museum of Computing

  • Swindon
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Museum of Computing The Museum of Computing is devoted to the history of computing and digital development. It was the first physical museum of its k...

Outside view of STEAM - Museum of the GWR in Swindon

STEAM - Museum of the GWR5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Swindon
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

STEAM is a great day out for the whole family! Follow the incredible story of the GWR through lots of imaginative displays and plenty of hands-on exh...

A group of children at Trowbridge Museum

Trowbridge Museum

  • Trowbridge
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Keeps the children's attention by having a Mouse Hunt around the museum. There are 20 of them! There is also a Stumpy Club for the children and young...

Family talking to a woman dressed up at The Roman Baths

The Roman Baths

  • Bath
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Step into the world of Ancient Rome at the historic Roman Baths! Take your little ones on a journey through time and walk in the footsteps of the Rom...

Aircraft exhibiting at Boscombe Down Aviation Collection in Salisbury

Boscombe Down Aviation Collection5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Salisbury
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Boscombe Down Aviation Collection is both an historic museum as well as being a fun and educational experience for kids, with the ability to get into...

Planes at Army Flying Museum

Army Flying Museum

  • Stockbridge
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Take your family days out to new heights with the Army Flying Museum, and keep your little flyers learning with over 100 years of history and play ar...

Staff at Athelstan Museum in Malmesbury

Athelstan Museum

  • Malmesbury
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Athelstan Museum is a small local museum that tells the history of Malmesbury, a beautiful hilltop town that was built on a Saxon road plan, and that...

Outside view of Andover Museum

Andover Museum

  • Andover
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Andover Museum is located in a former town house c1750 has permanent exhibitions the stem from prehistoric times to the present day. Enjoy an excitin...

Exhibit at Museum of the Iron Age in Andover

Museum of the Iron Age

  • Andover
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Museum of the Iron Age The museum tells the story of Danebury hill fort which lies to the south west of Andover and can also be visited. The hill for...

Outside view of The American Museum in Britain in Bath

The American Museum in Britain

  • Bath
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The American Museum in Britain takes you on a journey through the history of America and is the only museum of Americana outside the United States. I...

Outside view of Mompesson House in Salisbury

Mompesson House

  • Salisbury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Mompesson House When walking into the celebrated Cathedral Close in Salisbury, you and yours will step back in time, especially if you're a fan of th...

Outside view of The Wardrobe Military Museum in Salisbury

The Wardrobe Military Museum

  • Salisbury
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Wardrobe Military Museum The Musuem holds the collection and archives relating to the Infantry Regiments of Berkshire and Wiltshire from 1748 to...

Back view of The Holbourne Museum in Bath

The Holbourne Museum

  • Bath
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Holbourne Museum is for those visiting with children it's best to first note that although it may sound a little dry" for kids, there are actuall...

View of the city from Bath Abbey Vaults Museum

Bath Abbey Vaults Museum

  • Bath
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Bath Abbey Vaults Museum has been closed for some time, but Bath Abbey itself, is definitely still worth a visit, with plenty to see and do, whatever...

Outside view of Bath Abbey on Curious About Bath Spa tour

Curious About Bath Spa

  • Bath
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Curious About Bath is an exciting way of discovering how this elegant Edwardian city became what it is today. Enjoy the walks separately, or join the...

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