Treasury

Welcome to The Winchester College TREASURY

A stunning medieval building filled with the most beautiful of the College’s treasurY
Converted from a 14th-century stable block, the Treasury is home to Winchester College’s collections of art and archaeology. 

 

 

 

 


CURRENT EXHIBITION
Art at Winchester

ART AT WINCHESTER BETWEEN THE WARS, 1918-1939
14 JANUARY - 22 APRIL 2020
This exhibition explores Winchester's contribution to British Art in the early 20th century. It includes works of art commissioned by the College, including a sculpture by Eric Gill and silver by Reginald Gleadowe, the school’s Drawing Master. It shows how the study of art at Winchester inspired Kenneth Clark (1903-1983), the museum director and presenter of Civilisation.
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NEXT EXHIBITION
SIR THOMAS BROWNE AND THE SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTION

SIR THOMAS BROWNE AND THE SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTION 
23 APRIL – 28 SEPTEMBER 2020  
A student at Winchester from 1616 to 1623, Sir Thomas Browne was a writer of diverse subjects—including science, medicine and religion—but also a practicing physician and keen experimenter. Curated by a group of the College’s current students, this exhibition explores the curious mind of Thomas Browne and his relationship to the leading scientific thinkers of his time.
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TOUR WITH TREASURY VISIT
Gallery 1 Fellows Library Books

PLEASE NOTE: In response to the Covid-19 outbreak, the school has suspended visits to the Treasury and public tours of Winchester College until further notice. We apologise for the inconvenience and hope to welcome you back soon. Please check our website for the latest information.

A VISIT TO THE TREASURY CAN BE COMBINED WITH A COLLEGE TOUR
These are available every day. Come and explore the history of this ancient school with a knowledgeable group guide and then visit the outstanding collection of art and archaeology, housed in the medieval Treasury.

Tours of the College begin at 2.15pm and can be followed by a Treasury visit at 3.15pm.  

Tickets for the tour can be purchased from the Tour Guide at the Porter's Lodge, College Street.
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PUBLICATIONS

The College has published several books about its collections which all are fully illustrated in colour.

Read further information and details on how to purchase here. 

50 Treasures

 

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