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Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

In a nutshell

Visit the Roald Dahl Museum in Buckinghamshire for a fun family day out throughout the year. Exciting programme of special events such as workshops.

Address

81-83 High Street, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, HP16 9PE

Contact details

Tel: 01494 892192

Web: www.roalddahl.com/museum

Activity type

Gardens and Open Spaces, Indoor Activities, Museums and Art Centres, Outdoor Activities

Suitable for

Ages 5 - 12, Schools and Groups

Price guide

£23.00

(based on family of 4)

Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre details...

If you are looking for a fun and unforgettable place to go with the kids in Buckinghamshire, then the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre is a must to visit. This great little award-winning museum is aimed at 6 to 12 year olds and their families and is situated in Great Missenden where Roald Dahl lived and wrote.

The museum encourages children to get creative, with over 40 hands-on displays and activities. Discover how Roald Dahl’s amazing characters and stories were inspired by the people, places and events in his own life. The Museum has three fun and fact-packed galleries: Boy, focusing on Dahl’s childhood; Solo, which features his original Writing Hut, birthplace of all his wonderful children’s stories; and the Story Centre, where you can create your own words, stories and characters.

In the school holidays and at weekends, an inspiring range of workshops, events and free storytelling sessions take place. Free craft activities are always on offer. The Village and Countryside Trails lead intrepid visitors around Great Missenden and into the woods and fields to see the places that feature in the stories. The Café serves a family-friendly range of home-made lunches, cakes and treats, while the Shop is a treasure-trove of books, toys, gifts and pocket-money items. Why not visit the online shop at www.roalddahl.com/shop

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Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre Events

Half Term Workshops at the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Open 16th February 2019 - 24th February 2019


Half term at the Roald Dahl Museum in Buckinghamshire is packed with exciting workshops and special activities! Find out what's on and enjoy a kids day out!


Discover Dahl’s Archives at the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Open 21st February 2019 - 23rd February 2019


Peek inside the archive of the Roald Dahl Museum in Buckinghamshire on 21st and 23rd February. Wonderful opportunity to learn about the author and his work.


Scoff ‘n’ Stroll at Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Open 24th February 2019 - 28th April 2019


Guided Roald Dahl countryside walk with delicious afternoon tea afterwards on 24th February, 31st March and 28th April. A different theme each month.


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