Wycombe Museum

Wycombe Museum
Priory Avenue
High Wycombe
Buckinghamshire
HP13 6PX
England

Website

www.wycombe.gov.uk/museum

E-mail

museum@wycombe.gov.uk

Telephone

Front Desk & General Information

01494 421895

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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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.

Venue Type:

Museum, Gallery, Historic house or home, Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

Mon-Sat 1000-1700
Sun 1400-1700

Closed: Bank Holidays

Admission charges

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.

Collection details

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
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.

Tiny Talk Time: A Squash and a Squeeze

  • 24 October 2014

The morning sessions are repeated in the afternoon.

Time: 10.30 to 11.30am and 1.15 to 2.15pm
Venue: Wycombe Museum
Contact: Wycombe Museum on 01494 421895; email museum@wycombe.gov.uk

Suitable for

  • 0-4

Admission

Cost: £2 per child to be paid in advance with the booking. Special offer: Book for 4 sessions in advance and only pay for 3!

Website

http://www.wycombe.gov.uk/council-services/leisure-and-culture/wycombe-museum/museum-events/24Oct2014-tiny-talk-time-a-squash-and-a-squeeze.aspx

Mystery and Masks: Halloween Special

  • 31 October 2014

Time: Sessions start at 10.30, 11.30am, 1.30, 2.30 & 3.30pm
Venue: Wycombe Museum
Contact: Wycombe Museum on 01494 421895; email museum@wycombe.gov.uk

Suitable for

  • 11-13
  • 5-6
  • 14-15
  • 7-10
  • 0-4

Admission

Cost: £2.50 per child, timed tickets on the day.

Website

http://www.wycombe.gov.uk/council-services/leisure-and-culture/wycombe-museum/museum-events/31-Oct-2014-mystery-and-masks-halloween-special.aspx

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Tiny Talk Time

http://www.wycombe.gov.uk/sitePages.asp?step=4&contentID=187&categoryID=1482

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 museum@wycombe.gov.uk or call 01494 421895 for more details or to book a place.

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