The friendly community museum of Thornbury and the lower Severn Vale 


– Permanent exhibitions
– Temporary exhibitions
– Shop


Tues to Fri: 1pm to 4pm
Sat: 10am to 4pm

Note: The Museum will not be open on Good Friday, 14 April 2017.



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Aerospace at Filton: the BAC Story
Wed 01 Feb 2017 - Sat 22 Apr 2017
This Thornbury exhibition about the local aerospace industry will be a taster for the new Aerospace museum opening at Filton in Summer 2017. Read More »


Artists at the Museum
Fri 28 Apr 2017 - Sun 07 May 2017
We’re very excited to be hosting three wonderful artists in the museum for ten days. We’re opening every day and staying open longer ... Read More »


Dashing Away with a Smoothing Iron
Wed 01 Feb 2017 - Sat 22 Apr 2017
Come and inspect a very choice collection of old-fashioned smoothing irons... Read More »

Thornbury Roots

Historical photos and documents
Check out our sister website, which draws on research into the museum and other local archives. Read More »


Community Spirit
Every aspect of museum work is carried out by volunteers from our local community. It’s a great place to make friends. Read More »


Read our blog...
To keep up to date with the latest goings-on in the museum... Read More »
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