Whitchurch Heritage Centre

   
Address : 12 St Mary's Street
Town/City : Whitchurch
County : Shropshire
Country : England
Post code : SY13 1QY
Phone : 01948 664577
Web Site :  www.whitchurch-heritage.co.uk

Whitchurch is renowned for being the only town in Shropshire to have been continually inhabited on the same site since being built in Roman Times. 

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The Heritage Centre is home to Whitchurch
Museum and Archives and contains displays and
exhibits that reflect the town's historic roots. It forms part of the town's Local History Centre where the public can carry out research.

Permanent displays include:
 Sir Edward German - Whitchurch-born
composer and musician
 Randolph Caldecott - Artist and illustrator
who worked in Whitchurch
 History of Joyce's Clocks - a Whitchurch-based company famous for its tower clocks
 Themed interactive displays geared towards
younger children

There are also numerous temporary displays which tell stories connected to Whitchurch and the local area.

The Gallery contains a selection of original works, in both oil and watercolour, by Randolph Caldecott and other local artists.

Opening Hours
Tuesday 11.00 - 16.00
Thursday 11.00 - 16.00
Friday 11.00 - 16.00
Groups by arrangement

FREE ENTRY

Museum is wheelchair accessible
Disabled parking adjacent to Heritage Centre
Gift shop selling souvenirs and local history
publications

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