Modern Museum of Women in Photography

Located in Gloucester, Hundred Heroines is a unique contemporary museum and gallery dedicated to women in photography. We also have a comprehensive catalogue of online material, freely accessible.

Enjoy our inspiring exhibitions, delve into the archive to find out more about the early pioneers, get involved with a project, browse a book in the library or join one of our coffee mornings.

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The Great Train Tapestry

An exciting new contemporary artwork that will showcase stories around the Great Western Railway, particularly its links to Gloucester and the much overlooked important role that women played in making the Western Railway Great.

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Temporary Opening Hours

We are currently working offsite on MALEVOLENCE, so for February, the museum opening hours are Thursday and Saturday 10:30 – 16:00. Visitors are welcome at any other time by appointment (hello@hundredheroines.org)

Latest Posts

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12th February 2024

5 Historical Heroines born in February

Here are five pioneering women in photography to celebrate in February - from Vivian Maier to Corinne Day.
View of the exhibition The Earth has Shifted, Ab-Anbar Gallery at L'Atlas. A tent is pictured in the centre of a room, with pairs of ceramic feet approaching it.ExhibitionFeaturedFront PageListicle
5th February 2024

February 2024: 5 Exhibitions to See

A round-up of five brilliant exhibitions to keep an eye on during February 2024, featuring work by leading women in photography.
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24th January 2024


GLOUCESTER EXHIBITION: MALEVOLENCE - challenging society's attitudes to gender-based violence and continuing the campaign for its elimination.
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23rd January 2024

Join the Swarm!

GLOUCESTER EVENT, 22 Kings Walk: 16TH February (17:00 - 19:00) - official (but informal) opening of MALEVOLENCE
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23rd January 2024

Using Photography to Tell Difficult Stories

GLOUCESTER EVENT 17/18 February. Award-winning Bulgarian photographer Eugenia Maximova will guide participants through the process of using photography to tell a difficult story, based on her own experience.
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22nd January 2024

Bee Monument: Photo Competition

Photography competition to see your work featured in the Eastgate Centre and be in with a chance to win a prize!

Support Us


Only with the support of donations will we be able to continue our mission: connecting the public with the work of incredible women. Your money will go towards events, exhibitions and running Bootcamp.


Like all charities, Hundred Heroines can only survive with the support of volunteers. From writing content for our site to being our biggest advocates, find out how you can become an essential part of Hundred Heroines.

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