Purton Museum

Purton Museum
Purton Library
1 High Street
Purton
Wiltshire
SN5 4AA
England

Website

www.purtonmuseum.com

E-mail

curator@purtonmuseum.com

Telephone

01793 770178

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Display of tools at Purton Museum

Purton Museum is home to an interesting collection reflecting Purton's long heritage from Neolithic times to the modern day. Of particluar note is a comprehensive collection of agricultural hand tools and dairy equipment - evidence of the village's past reliance on the land.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

Tues 14.00-17.00 & 18.00-20.00
Wed 10.00-13.00 & 14.00-17.00
Fri 14.00-17.00 & 18.00-20.00

Closed: Mon
Thurs
Sat
Sun

Additional info

The museum is also open by appointment with the Honorary Curator (01793 770178)

The collection includes objects relating to Purton and district under the following headings:
Working Life
Domestic Life
Community Life
Sports and Recreation
Local Societies
Militaria

Collection details

Weapons and War, Trade and Commerce, Toys and Hobbies, Sport, Social History, Religion, Personalities, Industry, Agriculture

Key artists and exhibits

  • horse harness
  • tithe map
  • Purton
  • Lydiard Millicent
  • James Kibblewhite
  • athletics
  • Purton Working Mens Institute and Coffee Tavern
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