Shrewsbury Visitor Information Centre

If you have a question about visiting Shrewsbury, booking accommodation, or any other Shrewsbury related tourist or visitor enquiry, it's the friendly folk at Shrewsbury Visitor Information Centre (VIC) you need.

Please contact:

Shrewsbury Visitor Information Centre
The Music Hall
The Square

(The VIC is part of Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery)

Tel: 01743 258 888
Fax: 01743 258 880


Twitter Handle:@ShrewsVIC

Shrewsbury Visitor Information Centre Opening Times

The VIC is Monday-Saturday from 1st April - 1st October, 10.00am to 4.00pm.

Winter opening times are Tuesday- Saturday 10.00am to 4.00pm and Sundays 11.00am to 3.00pm throughout the year.


So, what can you expect to find at the VIC?

A whole range of things including:

  • Accommodation bed booking service
  • Shrewsbury town maps (and other maps) - remember you can order a Shrewsbury brochure and / or town map in advance of your visit if you'd like
  • Gifts, souvenirs & greeting cards
  • Guide books
  • Guided tours
  • Places to visit
  • Postcards & Stamps
  • Shrewsbury Calendars
  • Tourist brochures for the rest of Shropshire and the UK (although you won't want to go elsewhere in the UK once you've been to Shropshire, surely?!...)
  • The VIC sell local event tickets and take Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery, Ludlow Resource Centre and Shropshire Archive education bookings as well as  and Friends of the Museum talk tickets.

The Essentials

Here's some essentials you may need to know when visiting Shrewsbury:

If you'd like to hear more from Shrewsbury VIC (including local events, guided tour info and more) you can sign up by clicking here.

Fascinating Facts

They're not what we'd call 'essential' but we think they're interesting nonetheless! Click here for a few quirky titbits about Shrewsbury.

How to Appear on This Website

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