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CUSTOMER NOTICE:

Please note the Museum of Gloucester and Tourist Information Centre is currently CLOSED.

Due to government advice Gloucester City Council has taken the decision to close its art and cultural venues for the foreseeable future to limit non-essential social contact. The health, and well being of our customers, artists and staff is our highest priority.

In the interest of your safety we have decided to reschedule or cancel all events up to 17th April and close the Museum of Gloucester and Tourist Information Centre to the public.

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    'A Life in Lockdown' Exhibition

    Okay it's time...your Museum needs you! The Museum of Gloucester is inviting everyone in the county to capture their memories of #Gloucestershire during the period of #lockdown, for an exhibition titled ‘A Life in Lockdown’. Lockdown in the UK was introduced to combat the spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) in March 2020 and is currently ongoing as we go to press...

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    COVID-19 closures: Museum of Gloucester and Tourist Information Centre

    Please note the Museum of Gloucester and Tourist Information Centre is currently CLOSED.

    Due to government advice Gloucester City Council has taken the decision to close its art and cultural venues for the foreseeable future to limit non-essential social contact.

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    Lives of Colour: I-MMigrate Exhibition

    Lives of Colour I-MMIGRATE exhibition is a curation of 20 images and oral histories. These are stories of black and minority ethnic communities from the Windrush generation in Gloucester and African diaspora in Cheltenham of their experience of moving and living in their new home land. They chose to travel from different countries to come, rebuild and seek a better life in the UK.

    Find out more on the Lives of Colour website

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    Museum Crush article: The quiet, rural world of Arts and Crafts puppet maker William Simmonds

    The fascinating and little known world of William Simmonds, Gloucestershire’s Arts and Crafts puppeteer, artist and sculptor, is explored at the Museum of Gloucester c/o Museum Crush.

    Find out more on the Museum Crush website.

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    Migrations: Masterworks from the Ben Uri Collection

    2 October 2019 to 28 January 2020

    Ben Uri is delighted to be working in partnership with Gloucestershire Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers (GARAS), The Museum of Gloucester and Gloucester City Council to present the exhibition Migrations: Masterworks from the Ben Uri Collection.

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    The Magical World of William Simmonds: Puppets and Paintings

    12 October 2019 to 18 April 2020

    Step into the magical world created by local puppeteer, artist and woodcarver William Simmonds (1876-1968). This exhibition brings you the full range of Simmonds’ work as an artist - all designed with a desire to delight both young and old....

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    Museum of Gloucester is now FREE!

    ADMISSION IS FREE! Remember, admission to the museum and its collection is now FREE, so why not take a look!

    (Some exhibitions will incur a small charge...)

    The Museum of Gloucester is open daily, Monday to Saturday 10am-5pm.

     

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    Relocation for City’s Tourist Information Centre

    From 1st April the Tourist Information Service TIS, which has won a series of awards, has relocated to the Museum of Gloucester in Brunswick Road. Entry to the museum will now be FREE, although special exhibitions will incur a small charge.