Wotton-under-Edge Heritage Centre
Summary:Wotton Heritage Centre, based in a converted fire station, offers changing exhibitions on various aspects of the history and heritage of Wotton-under-Edge and the surrounding area.
Wotton Heritage Centre, which opened in 1994 in a converted fire station, organises a new display of exhibits and other material every few months.
The displays focus on specific aspects of the history and culture of Wotton-under-Edge and the surrounding areas.
Displays are thematic, covering topics as disparate as the wool industry, the Home Front in the Second World War, brewing and forestry.
The materials on display are mostly drawn from the existent museum collection, though they are often augmented with loans and donations from local people and other local museums.
The heritage centre also has a gift shop which offers items made in the UK and features handmade items from Gloucestershire craftsmen, as well as a tourist information point.
The Old Fire Station, The Chipping, Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, GL12 7AD