The Wilson

Object in A Window into The Wilson, photograph by Zoe Curry © The Wilson, 2017

The Wilson

Welcome to The Wilson, Gloucestershire’s premier art gallery and museum home to an internationally significant museum collection of exceptional quality and variety, changing displays of our Designated Arts and Crafts Movement collection, fine art collections, and The Paper Store, which houses our fascinating archives relating to Antarctic explorer Edward A. Wilson, Cheltenham’s history and the Emery Walker Library.

Visit our current exhibition 'A Window into The Wilson', and see what goes on in the background of your local museum!

Queen Victoria in Paris
2017 Events Programme
A Scense of Place

Cheltenham Tourist Information Centre
The Tourist Information Centre is now located on the ground floor of The Wilson – where you can find out what's on, where to stay and where to go in the wider Gloucestershire and Cotswolds area – and at the same time as enjoying what the new galleries and facilities have to offer.

The Guild at 51
The Guild at 51 is the new shop from the Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen, whose members continue to produce contemporary craft in the tradition of the Arts and Crafts Movement. Founded in 1933, the Guild seeks to promote the work of its skilled makers and offers a year long programme of workshops, talks and exhibitions in partnership with The Wilson.

The Wilson Café
The Gallery café-bistro on a ground floor of Clarence Street serves delicious eats from breakfast to light lunches, home-baked cakes and speciality roasted coffee and House of Bath teas. The de Ferrieres Gallery is also available to hire for meetings, functions and events.

Open Monday – Wednesday / Friday – Saturday 9.30am – 5.15pm. Thursday 9.30am – 7.45pm. Sunday 11am – 4pm.
(Closed on 25 & 26 December, 1 January and Easter Sunday)

Admission free

Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum
Clarence Street
GL50 3JT
Tel: 01242 237431