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Wycombe Museum

Priory Avenue
High Wycombe HP13 6PX

wycombe.gov.uk

Friendly local museum set in an 18th century house with attractive grounds. Collections include historic Windsor chairs from the Chilterns traditional furniture industry, local history objects from Wycombe District and an art collection including oils, watercolours and sculpture.

Waddesdon Manor - National Trust

Waddesdon
Nr Aylesbury HP18 0JH

nationaltrust.org.uk

Waddesdon Manor is a magnificent French Renaissance-style ch??teau housing the Rothschild Collection of art treasures. The garden is renowned for its seasonal displays, colourful shrubs and mature trees.

Telephone Museum

Milton Keynes Museum, McConnell Drive, Wolverton
Milton Keynes MK12 5EL

mkheritage.co.uk

The Telephone Museum houses an extensive collection of telephones, exchanges, switchboards, and associated items & equipment. Many working displays enable the visitor to try things out for themselves.

Roald Dahl Museum & Story Centre, The

Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, 81-83 High Street
Great Missenden HP16 0AL

roalddahlmuseum.org

This great little Museum has two fun and fact-packed biographical galleries and a fantabulous Story Centre. In Boy and Solo, visitors can learn about the events that shaped Roald Dahl as a writer, from his illicit motorbike outings at school to his time as a World War Two fighter pilot.

Roald Dahl Children's Gallery

Church Street
Aylesbury HP20 2QP

goo.gl

Step into the magical world of Roald Dahl with a visit to this exciting hands-on gallery for children.

Projected Picture Trust

Enigma Cinema
Sherwood Drive MK3 6EB

ppttrust.org

The wanton destruction of projectors and related professional film equipment prompted a few like minded preservationists to form The Projected Picture Trust (PPT) in 1978. The aims were to not only locate the equipment being destroyed, but to renovate, preserve and exhibit it for the enjoyment of the public.

Pitstone Green Museum

Vicarage Road, Pitstone
Leighton Buzzard LU7 9EY

pitstonemuseum.co.uk

Set in the Buckinghamshire countryside and housed in the buildings of a 1831 farm, the museum offers a fascinating and inexpensive day out for the family with many interesting displays and artefacts to see. The museum is run by volunteers from the Pitstone & Ivinghoe Museum Society.

National Museum of Computing, The

Block H, Bletchley Park
Bletchley MK3 6EB

tnmoc.org

The National Museum of Computing, located at Bletchley Park, is an independent charity housing the largest collection of functional historic computers in Europe, including a rebuilt Colossus, the world's first electronic computer and the WITCH, the world's oldest working digital computer. The museum enables visitors to follow the development of computing from the ultra-secret pioneering efforts of the 1940s through the large systems and mainframes of the 1950s, 60s and 70s, and the rise of personal computing in the 1980s and beyond.

National Badminton Museum

National Badminton Centre, Bradwell Road, Loughton Lodge
Milton Keynes MK8 9LA

badmintonengland.co.uk

Examples of early racquets, battledores and shuttlecocks are displayed in wall cabinets which can be easily accessed by those visiting the facilities in Milton Keynes. In addition, two free standing cabinets display other items such as old rule books, magazines etc.

Milton Keynes Museum

McConnell Drive, Wolverton
Milton Keynes MK12 5EL

mkmuseum.org.uk

Welcome to Milton Keynes Museum, where we preserve the history of Britain's newest city. Housed in a beautiful Victorian farmstead, our large and constantly changing selection of displays have something for all the family.

Marlow Museum

Court Garden, Pound Lane
Marlow SL7 2AE

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After an absence of some sixty years, Marlow has its own Museum again. It is located outside Court Garden Leisure Centre in Marlow, but serves the communities of Bisham, Great Marlow, Little Marlow, Marlow Bottom, Marlow Town and Medmemham.

Hughenden - National Trust

Thames and Solent Region, Hughenden Manor
High Wycombe HP14 4LA

nationaltrust.org.uk

Queen Victoria's trusted prime minister Benjamin Disraeli lived here from 1848 until his death in 1881. Most of his pictures, furniture and books remain in this, his private retreat from the rigours of parliamentary life.

Cowper & Newton Museum, The

The Cowper and Newton Museum, Orchard Side, Market Place
Olney MK46 4AJ

cowperandnewtonmuseum.org.uk

The museum celebrates two great men who lived in Olney: the leading 18th century poet and letter writer William Cowper and his friend, John Newton who wrote the hymn 'Amazing Grace'. Newton was instrumental in persuading William Wilberforce to campaign in Parliament for the abolition of the slave trade.

Chiltern Open Air Museum

Newland Park, Gorelands Lane
Chalfont St Giles HP8 4AB

coam.org.uk

An outstanding collection of historic buildings, rescued from destruction and rebuilt in 45 acres of beautiful Chilterns landscape. Explore the buildings including a 1940s Prefab from Amersham, a Victorian Vicarage Room from Thame, and a 19th-century earth cottage from Haddenham.

Chesham Museum

15 Market Square
Chesham HP5 1HG

cheshammuseum.org.uk

Chesham is one of the largest towns in Buckinghamshire and has a unique history of industry and social reform. The museum is in the town's historic Market Square and houses a collection of objects and photographs illustrating Chesham's history and especially its various industries. Collections: The permanent exhibition has five main themes: Made in Chesham, Remember Chesham, Chesham at War, Coming to Chesham and Digging up the Past.

Buckinghamshire Railway Centre

Quainton Road Station, Quainton
Aylesbury HP22 4BY

bucksrailcentre.org

Founded in 1969 by the London Railway Preservation Society, the Buckinghamshire Railway Centre is one of the leading steam museums in the country; covering 25 acres, the collection of steam locomotives and other railway vehicles is one of the largest outside the National Railway Museum.

Buckinghamshire Military Museum

The Old Gaol, Market Hill
Buckingham MK18 1EW

bmmt.co.uk

The Buckinghamshire Military Museum Trust preserves the heritage of the local military units raised in the historic county of Buckinghamshire in England from the 1500s onwards, including the Militia, Yeomanry, Volunteers, Territorials, and Home Guard.

Buckinghamshire County Museum Resource Centre

Tring Road
Halton HP22 5PJ

buckscc.gov.uk

Part of Buckinghamshire County Museum. The public galleries are in Aylesbury.

Buckinghamshire County Museum

Church Street
Aylesbury HP20 2QP

buckscc.gov.uk

Our award winning County Museum is in the attractive old town area of Aylesbury in beautifully restored buildings, some dating from the 15th century. The museum showcases the County's rich heritage alongside a changing programme of exhibitions in the Buckinghamshire Art Gallery and we also have the Roald Dahl Children's Gallery. Our collections include Archaeology - all the prehistoric, Roman and medieval finds from Bucks and Milton Keynes; Wildlife - plants and animals, birds and insects; Fossils, rocks and minerals; Clothing from Georgian times right up to the 21st century; Textiles - lace, needlework, patchwork and quilts; Buckinghamshire social history of every shape and size; Contemporary studio pottery; Pictures - paintings, drawings and prints.

Buckingham Old Gaol Museum

Market Hill
Buckingham MK18 1JX

buckinghamoldgaol.org.uk

Located in the heart of historic market town of Buckingham, the iconic Old Gaol was built in 1748 in the style of a castle, with later additions in 1839 by the famous local architect George Gilbert Scott. The Old Gaol Museum tells the story of Buckingham and rural life, including the Flora Thompson Collection (Lark Rise to Candleford author) and Buckinghamshire Military Trust exhibits.

Bletchley Park

The Mansion, Bletchley
Milton Keynes MK3 6EB

bletchleypark.org.uk

During WW2 the German armed forces top secret codes were broken at Bletchley Park, providing the allies with vital information towards their war effort. The world's first programmable computer and other technologies we take for granted today were initiated at Bletchley Park.

Amersham Museum

49 High Street
Amersham HP7 0DP

AmershamMuseum.org

This award-winning museum is located in part of a 15th century timber-framed hall house in the centre of Old Amersham with a herb garden running down to the river. Collections: The collection illustrates Amersham's history from the Romans to the 20th century when the arrival of the railway created Metroland. There are displays on local crafts including chairmaking, lace making and straw plait, Amersham's industries from Weller's Brewery to World War II barrage balloons, local buildings and everyday objects.