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
Bugs, Birds and Bats!
- 8 August 2014 1-4pm
Join our annual Big Summer Bug Hunt in the Museum Grounds. Meet members of RSPB for activities and information on birds and discover more about bats with North Bucks Bat Group. Free craft activities and lots of fun!
- Any age
- 11 August 2014 10-11am, 11:30am-12:30pm
Learn all about the universe and everything in it! Stretch your skills to infinity and beyond! Join Explore Learning for this fun workshop. Places are limited so book in advance on 01494 421895.
The Great War Centenary Event
- 30 August 2014 11am-4pm
Visit the 'recruitment stand' and learn some 'drill' with historical interpreters. Explore the grounds with a periscope. Meet members of the Western Front Association and view a display of personal artefacts and documents, including trench art. Discover more in the Museum's 'World War One Wycombe' exhibition and experience wartime songs and entertainment from The LuLaLas.
- Any age
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 email@example.com or call 01494 421895 for more details or to book a place.