Wallingford Museum

Wallingford Museum
Flint House
52 High Street
Wallingford
Oxfordshire
OX10 0DB
England

Website

www.wallingfordmuseum.org.uk

E-mail

General enquiries

admin@wallingfordmuseum.org.uk

Party bookings

judy@piepowder.co.uk

Company Secretary

museum@piepowder.co.uk

Telephone

01491 835065

Party bookings (schools & adults)

01491 651127

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Exterior of Wallingford Museum
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Wallingford Museum is a colourful and delightfully intimate local history museum, housed in a medieval oak-beamed hall-house opposite the Saxon banks in the Kinecroft and next to the Public Library. There is ample car-parking behind the nearby Waitrose.

Recently the Museum doubled in size - it now occupies both floors of Flint House. If you can, allow at least 1½ hours for your visit - but if you keep your ticket you can always come back again!

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

MARCH - NOVEMBER
Tues - Fri 14.00-17.00
Sat 10.30-17.00
Sun (June-August) & Bank Holiday Mons 14.00-17.00

Closed: December to February
also Mon except Bank Holidays
and Sun except June, July & August

Admission charges

Adults: £4.00 unlimited admission for whole season
Accompanied children: Free
(sorry - no unaccompanied children)
Friends: £15 per annum

** Admission includes free audio-tour **

Additional info

Group and educational visits are welcome out-of-hours by prior arrangement. Morning visits for schools are preferred to allow freedom to use the whole Museum.

Access to documentary resources can be arranged for bona fide students.

Includes items from archaeological excavations in and around the town and artefacts from the Romans to the 20th century. Strong local social history emphasis focuses on the growth and decline of the vast Medieval Castle, one of the largest in the country, the government of the town under its unique 1155 Charter, and the more everyday nature of life in a Thames-side market town in later centuries.

Collection details

Archaeology, Architecture, Archives, Coins and Medals, Industry, Land Transport, Law and Order, Personalities, Religion, Science and Technology, Social History, Trade and Commerce, Weapons and War, Film and Media

Key artists and exhibits

  • Saxon
  • Norman
  • Medieval
  • Local history
  • William the Conqueror
  • GWR
  • Wilder
  • Wells
  • Agatha Christie
  • Midsomer Murders
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