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Shaftesbury Abbey
Museum

Shaftesbury Abbey Museum


Park Walk
Shaftesbury
SP7 8JR

Contact

Anna McDowell

Telephone

01747 852910

Fax

01747 852910
Website www.shaftesburyabbey.co.uk

Email

user@shaftesburyabbey.fsnet.co.uk
Times of Opening
1st April - 31st October, 10.00 - 5.00
The 650 year story of a Benedictine nunnery from its foundation in 888 AD by Alfred the Great until its closure by Henry VIII is brought to life in an award-winning museum next to the excavated remains of the Abbey church.  Don't miss the 'Anglo-Saxon' herb collection.