The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Visit the Roald Dahl Museum, a great little family attraction in Great Missenden, the heart of Roald Dahl Country.


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A bit about us

Come face-to-face with Fantastic Mr Fox, measure up to your Roald Dahl heroes, pull a power pose next to Matilda and discover Roald Dahl's famous Writing Hut - the birthplace of your favourite characters - at the Museum of the World's No.1 Storyteller.

STORYTELLING

Join in with free Roald Dahl storytelling at weekends and in school holidays. See website for exact dates.

CRAFTS AND TRAILS

You’ll get a trail sheet when you arrive to help you explore, as well as your very own Story Ideas Book. If you’re the arty sort you can while away the hours in our Crafty Kitchen at the back of the Museum.

STRETCH YOUR LEGS

Pick up one of the free trails to explore the local area that inspired Roald Dahl. Why not visit Mr Fox’s woods?

FOOD AND DRINK

We have plenty of indoor and outdoor picnic tables. You can pop out for food or buy some snacks in the Museum Shop. Look out for pop-up food stalls in the school holidays, details online.

VISIT THE SHOP

Perfect for pocket money items and gifts, plus exclusive Museum edition books.

A HELPING HAND

We’ve got a baby change, high chairs, a buggy store, accessible loos and a drinking fountain to make your visit as easy as possible.


Accessibility

For visitors with mobility impairments

The Museum is mostly based on the ground floor which is fully accessible. Upstairs rooms can be accessed by a lift.  All Museum corridors, spaces between exhibits and doors should be wide enough to allow access for people with a range of mobility levels and assistance equipment

The Museum has two disabled access toilets. Both disabled access toilets are on the ground floor, are unisex and have an emergency pull cord as well as automatic lights. 

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Availability & Bookings

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  • The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre
  • The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre
  • 81-83 High Street
  • Great Missenden
  • Buckinghamshire
  • HP16 0AL

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  • THU:10am to 4.30pm
  • FRI:10am to 4.30pm
  • SAT:10am to 4.30pm
  • SUN:10am to 4.30pm

  • Children welcome
  • Wifi available
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Disabled access
  • Guide dogs welcome
  • Disabled WC available
  • WC
  • Seating available
  • Hearing loop available
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