Winchcombe Museum

Winchcombe Museum
Address:
The Old Town Hall, Winchcombe, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Postcode:
GL54 5LJ
Region or country:
England (South West)

The museum is located on the upper floor in the Victorian Old Town Hall building which is situated at the T-junction in the centre of Winchcombe. It can easily be recognised by the large round clock overhanging the main road. Since becoming redundant in 1883.

The museum also houses a collection of British and International police uniforms – both historic and modern.

What can be found at the venue?:
Collection of artifacts, Historic building or site
Significant collections relating to regional crime and punishment organisation or to a particular individual:
The museum contains the Ross Simms police collection; the Old Town Hall has had many uses including a local Court of Petty Sessions (with easy access to the stocks)
Does the venue have an online collections catalogue?:
No
Web address of any other online resources:
Details of opening for public access and / or research services:
The website suggests the museum is not currently open to the public because of Covid restrictions.
Available services or facilities:
Shop
Accessibility and disability arrangements / Covid requirements:
We have a lift, so the museum is suitable for wheelchair users.
Other connected heritage sites, museums or archives:
None given
Date information added or updated::
26/11/2021
Entry ID No::
001

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