Wycombe Museum

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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

Opening hours

Winter Opening Hours (31st Oct – 1st Apr):

Monday to Thursday: 10am to 4:30pm
Friday: 10am to 4pm
Saturday: 11am to 5pm
Sunday: 12pm to 5pm
Last Thurs of every month: 10am-9:30pm

Summer Opening Hours (2 Apr – 30th Oct)

Monday to Thursday: 10am-5pm,
Friday: 10am-4:30pm
Saturday: 11am-5pm
Sunday: 12pm-5pm
Last Thurs of every month: 10am-9:30pm

Please check our website for Bank Holiday openings

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
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


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.

Wycombe Museum
Priory Avenue
High Wycombe
HP13 6PX






Front Desk & General Information

01494 957210

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