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Vale and Downland Museum

Vale of White Horse

Type:Museum

Church Street, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 8BL

Tel: +44 01235 771447

Vale and Downland Museum

About

The museum is housed within a converted 16thC cloth merchant's house.

An interactive auditorium presents the history of the Vale and Downland area. Special collections from across the Vale display the story of Wantage and the rural life of its surrounding countryside.

The latest technology is not forgotten, with a Williams Formula 1 racing car display. The Visitor information Point for Wantage is on the ground floor.

 

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Induction loop system in auditorium.
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Large print Gallery Guide avaiable.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • On-Site cafe/restaurant - Refreshment area for 36. Coffee, tea, cakes served all day. Lunches 1200-1400 - soup, jacket potatoes, quiche, all home made.
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Dogs Accepted - guide dogs only in main areas.
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Staff fluent in foreign languages ** (List of languages are separately given)
  • Toilets

Languages spoken

  • French spoken
  • German spoken
  • Spanish spoken

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge)
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • Groups Accepted
  • JCB accepted
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 60
  • Min group size - 1
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • French printed material
  • German printed material

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre
  • No Smoking Attraction

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun - Founder member of Thames valley Family Friends museums
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

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