Artemis Archery research collection

Yew Corner
Oldland N/A

Extensive representative collection of traditional recreational bows, arrows and other artefacts. Associated badges, medals, prints and ephemera.

Dean Heritage Centre, Forest of Dean

Camp Mill, Soudley, Cinderford
Forest of Dean GL14 2UB

Set across a stunning and fully interactive five acre site, the centre protects and preserves the unique history and heritage of the beautiful Forest of Dean. Collections: Includes archaeology, natural history, geology, industrial history, coal and iron mining, agriculture, costume, social history, friendly societies, library and archives.

Gloucestershire Archives

Clarence Row, Alvin Street
Gloucester GL1 3DW

Gloucestershire Archives aims to preserve historical records relating to Gloucestershire, and to make them available for research. Gloucestershire Archives holds over 8 million documents dating from the 12th century to the present day and reflecting all aspects of life in Gloucestershire.

Living Memory Historical Association, The

The Living Memory Historical Association Exhibition and Study Centre
Cirencester GL7 1QW

The LMHA is a registered charitable trust founded in 1989, dedicated to the study of local history within living memory. It holds a considerable archive of artefacts and ephemera, mainly of the Second World War period.

Waterways Archive

7th Floor, Llanthony Warehouse, The Docks
Gloucester GL1 2EH

The Waterways Archive collects, preserves and makes publicly available rich and diverse records in many forms, including plans, drawings, accounts, photographs and audio-visual recordings. At its core are the archives of British Waterways and the early canal companies, which trace the history of Britain's inland waterways back to its very roots. It is an archival resource covering the history of canals from the 17th century to the near present day. Collections: The collection covers the records of British Waterways and its predecessors the pre-nationalisation navigation companies.

Yate & District Heritage Centre

Church Road
Yate BS37 5BG

At present, the centre controls the two major local history collections in the area and these are both available to the public on open days and through appointment. There are over 3,000 objects in the centre.