Plans revealed for outdoor gallery at Stonehenge

English Heritage has today unveiled plans for an outdoor gallery at the new Stonehenge visitor centre.

Computer-generated image of how the gallery at Stonehenge will look once it has opened at the end of the year © English Heritage

A computer-generated image has been created to show how the ancient site in the middle of the Wiltshire countryside will look once it has opened in December 2013.

Three life-size Neolithic houses will be reconstructed to form the focal point of the outdoor gallery at Stonehenge’s new visitor centre and will complement the archaeological gallery indoors.

The houses will be made using ancient materials and methods. It is hoped that visitors will be able to walk into these houses and see how people may have lived 4,500 years ago.

Objects on display are on loan from Wiltshire Heritage Museum and the Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum.