Buckinghamshire County Museum

Buckinghamshire County Museum
Church Street
HP20 2QP







01296 337889

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01296 331441


01296 334884

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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.

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Opening hours

March to October: Mon-Sat 10.00-17.00
Novemebr to February: Mon-Sat 10.00-16.00

Closed: Sun

Admission charges

Admission free

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Weapons and War, Natural Sciences, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, World Cultures, Fine Art, Medicine, Music, Coins and Medals, Personalities, Science and Technology, Social History, Land Transport

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Heritage Open Days 2014: Buckinghamshire County Museum tours of the buildings and historic site

  • 11 — 13 September 2014

Join us for FREE Guided tours of the Museum's buildings and the 'Duty and Service:Bucks Lives in the Great War' exhibition.From the 15th century timber-framed guildhall through elegant Georgian brick to the modern Art Gallery, the museum’s historic buildings tell the story of 600 years of Aylesbury’s history.


Please refer to the Heritage Open Days website for booking details and timings.



Heritage Open Days 2014: Tudor Fayre & Charter Day

  • 14 September 2014

Tudor Fayre and Charter Day - events and activities for all the family in the Museum's walled garden and Aylesbury's Market Square. Join us to celebrate Queen Mary granting Aylesbury the Charter of Incorporation in 1554. Fun and live entertainment throughout the day


Please refer to the Heritage Open Days website for booking details and timings.