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Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

We’re so proud of the history of our county, we’ve housed the Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery in one of the finest buildings in the town.

Behind its grand Georgian façade, you’ll find historic interiors including an elegant Victorian Music Hall and a thirteenth century mansion filled with exhibitions that bring to life Shropshire’s rich and varied history.

Look out for golden Bronze Age discoveries, Roman and medieval artefacts, magnificent ceramics created when Shropshire was at heart of the Industrial Revolution, alongside paintings, silverware, costumes and geology that all reveal aspects of the county’s past.

Admission is free and you’re welcome to visit the shop, visitor information point and café whether you’re visiting the museum or not.

Check out the website for the packed programme of visiting exhibitions, family friendly activities, education sessions and courses for adults.

Opening Times

Monday to Saturday 10am – 4pm

Sunday 11am – 4pm



  • Baby changing facilities
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Disabled Access
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Entrance flat/ without steps
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Lift
Misty sunrise over Clun Castle 🏰 ☀️

Brilliant 🎥 IG / @christopher.werrett

As you explore its enchanting grounds, don't miss the extraordinary Round Chapel – a true highlight that stands as a rare and precious gem among Norman architecture. The circular design is a unique feature, and it's a testament to the castle's historical significance. As you wander through this sacred space, you'll feel the whispers of the past come alive. 

Discover the castle's secrets, marvel at the stunning Round Chapel, and immerse yourself in its rich heritage.🏰 

Incredible shots of Ludlow Castle IG @cinematic_trip_now

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