Front Desk & General Information
Friendly local museum set in an 18th century house with attractive grounds. Displays include interactive exhibits and childrens activities. Events are held throughout the year for children, families and adults.
Museum, Gallery, Historic house or home, Garden, parklands or rural site
Closed: Bank Holidays
Entry to the museum is free
Charges do apply to some events
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.
Social History, Photography, Industry, Fine Art, Decorative and Applied Art, Costume and Textiles, Archives
Key artists and exhibits
- Joshua Reynolds
- Peter Lely
- Alfred Oakley
- Jack Goodchild
- John Pitt
- Lorna Cassidy
Mayor's Appeal: Town Tour and Tea with the Mayor
- 21 September 2014
Mayoral regalia and weighing scales will be on display in the Mayor's Parlour.
Time: Tours start at 2pm, 3pm and 4pm
Venue: Start at Wycombe Museum, finishes at the Mayor's Parlour
Contact: Jenny Howe on 01494 421134 or email@example.com
- Any age
Cost: £12 - Adults, £5 - Children over 5, Free - children under 5. Book through the Mayor's Parlour (external website), by telephone: 01494 421134, or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Red Kites in the Chiltern - Soaring to Success
- 25 September 2014 7-8pm
Find out about the reintroduction of this magnificent bird of prey to the Chilterns and discover why red kites are now the most popular birds in the area.
For further information contact Wycombe Museum on 01494 421895 or email email@example.com.
Cost: £4.00, book in advance as places are limited. WLC discount applies.
Sugar and Spice
- 27 September 2014 10:30am-2:30pm
Why is it a 'Victoria' Sponge? What biscuits were eaten in World War One?
Join us for coffee and a cake and find out about cakes and biscuits from the past.
Activities for all including biscuit decorating.
For more information contact Wycombe Museum on 01494 421895 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Any age
- Family friendly
Free entry, but donations will be taken for cakes, refreshments and activities - all profits donated to Macmillan Cancer Research.
The Day the Crayons went Bananas! Big Draw 2014
- 4 October 2014
From finger paints to fine drawing, come along and have a go!
Time: 1pm to 4pm
Venue: Wycombe Museum
Contact: Wycombe Museum on 01494 421895; email email@example.com
- Any age
Cost: Free, drop-in
Tiny Talk Time
A special time at Wycombe Museum for children aged 0-5 years. Enjoy stories, trails and craft activities inspired by the Museum collection and gardens. Come along on the 2nd and 4th Friday at 10.30-11.30.
How to obtain
Sessions are free but advance booking is necessary. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01494 421895 for more details or to book a place.