Discover Bucks Museum and the Roald Dahl Children's Gallery

Explore 5 new fabulous galleries plus the Roald Dahl Children's Gallery in the heart of historic Aylesbury

A bit about us

Discover Bucks Museum is a fascinating place to visit for all ages and has 5 new fabulous galleries to explore which include a mammoth's tusk, the largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon coins ever discovered and a 3000 year old Bronze Age sword.

You can step into the magical world of Roald Dahl with a visit to the fabulous Roald Dahl Children’s Gallery, which is full of exciting hands-on exhibits inspired by Dahl’s stories and museum objects; investigate minibeasts inside the Giant Peach, explore sound with the BFG, crawl along Fantastic Mr Fox’s tunnel and discover inventions with Willy Wonka.

There is a gift shop, cafe to relax in and walled garden to enjoy. 

Charges apply, all visitors must book a timed entry ticket online. Some exhibitions and events carry a separate charge.

We are closed Mondays and Tuesdays, except during school holidays.


For visitors with visual impairments

Touch Tours for blind and visually impaired visitors

Large print documents

Audio guides

For visitors with mobility impairments

Wheelchair friendly with level access, some ramps and lift

For visitors with hearing impairments

Hearing loop


For neurodiverse visitors

Quiet space available

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  • Discover Bucks Museum and the Roald Dahl Children's Gallery
  • Discover Bucks Museum
  • Church Street
  • Aylesbury
  • HP20 2QP

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  • WED:10am - 3pm
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