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Buckinghamshire County Museum & Roald Dahl Childrens Gallery

Buckinghamshire

Type:Museum

Church Street, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP20 2QP

Tel: +44 01296 331441

Buckinghamshire County Museum & Roald Dahl Childrens Gallery

About

Buckinghamshire County Museum in the heart of historic Aylesbury is a fascinating place to visit for all ages. Discover the county's natural amd cultural heritage together with an exciting programme of changing exhibitions and events throughout the year. Enjoy the friendly cafe, relax in the walled garden or browse in the gift shop. For hands-on fun and Roald Dahl magic visit the fabulous Roald Dahl Children's Gallery (as opening times vary please contact the museum or visit www.buckscc.gov.uk/museum).

Little known facts:
1. The oldest part of Buckinghamshire County Museum is a 500 year old timber-framed guildhall complete with rare wall paintings.
2. On display at the museum is one of only six remaining Cubitt cars built in Aylesbury in the 1920s.
3. In the Roald Dahl Children's Gallery you can discover minibeasts inside the Giant Peach and amazing museum objects as you crawl through Fantastic Mr Fox's tunnel.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Induction loop for meetings
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • On-Site cafe/restaurant - Small garden cafe, seats 20 inside, 50 outside.
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Toilets

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.Group maximum size variable, phone for details.
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 60
  • Min group size - 10
  • Visa accepted

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A41. Follow signs for town centre and then railway station, park in either multi-storey car park.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Aylesbury. Follow signs for town centre and County Museum which is situated in Church Street near St Marys's Church.

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