Christmas opening times

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery (SM&AG) is once again to remain open over the Christmas and New Year period for limited hours.

SM&AG will remain open as normal up to Sunday 22 December 2019, after which its Christmas opening hours will come into effect.

Shropshire Council works to keep SM&AG open during the festive season so Shropshire families and their visitors can explore the county’s history and engage with the stories the collections tell.

Christmas opening hours

23 – 26 December 2019 – Closed
27 – 29 December 2019 – OPEN from 11am – 3pm
30 December 2019 – 1 January 2020 – Closed

SM&AG will be open as normal from 2 January 2020.

Lost Shrewsbury exhibition

‘Lost Shrewsbury’ was created in partnership with local author and historian, David Trumper, whose has authored a new book of the same title.

An image in black and white of C. R. Birch & Son which was founded in 1909 and features in David Trumper's latest book, Lost Shrewsbury.

C. R. Birch & Son was founded in 1909

The exhibition will share with visitors the unseen history of Shrewsbury and will take you on a fascinating trip through Shrewsbury’s rich history and heritage with images not seen before.

Lost Shrewsbury will feature 40 slides containing images from the book and will.  All slides will be captioned by David Trumper.

Paintings of the Shrewsbury landscape from SM&AG’s own collection will also feature in the exhibition. Pieces of art included will be a fine painting of the Old Welsh Bridge by Paul Sandby and a view of the English Bridge by C. W. Radclyffe.

For more information about SM&AG’s opening hours, visit the website.

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery is owned and operated by Shropshire Council.