Thornbury and District Museum

Discover the pivotal moments of Thornbury's past

  • Heritage
  • Museums

Thornbury Museum was set up in 1986 to display the impressive collection of historic artefacts amassed by local resident Mary Bruton. 

The museum has been run by scores of local volunteers ever since, who take pride in the museum’s strong community connections – the collections tell the fascinating story of Thornbury’s residents over the ages, as well as that of the surrounding villages. 

From Roman coin hoards to stimulating photography exhibitions, the museum tenderly guides visitors through some of the most pivotal points in Thornbury’s history. With exhibitions, walks, talks and events throughout the year, there is always something new to discover at this excellent local museum. 


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