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Roald Dahl Museum Galleries Are Temporarily Closed

8th June 2018

The Roald Dahl Museum galleries are closed until further notice due to flood damage. The Shop and Cafe remain open.

The top things that fly in Roald Dahl’s books

17th May 2018

From Mrs Twit to the giant peach - take a look at our top 11 things that soar, sail, take off and float away in Roald's books.

Take off this May half-term

4th May 2018

Head to the Roald Dahl Museum in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire and celebrate the wonderful and funny things that fly in Roald Dahl's books this May half-term.

The Battle of Athens

20th April 2018

Roald Dahl fought in the Battle of Athens, 77 years ago today. Find out about Roald's time in the RAF, and how his flying experiences influenced his writing.

New Roald Dahl stationery

11th April 2018

Check out these delightful Roald Dahl notepads and pens featuring quotes and characters from your favourite Roald Dahl books.

Roald Dahl the Photographer

28th March 2018

Did you know what Roald Dahl was a keen photographer? Take a peek at some of his photos, including aerial images from WWII.

Come fly with us this Easter!

5th March 2018

Join in with family workshops inspired by Roald Dahl's flying career this Easter.

Buzzwangling Beasts and How to Write Them

13th February 2018

Find out about Roald Dahl's Dirty Beasts, and the poem that didn't make it - The Shark.

What's on at the Museum this February half-term

26th January 2018

Join us for some beastly goings-on at the Museum, as we celebrate 35 years of Dirty Beasts and 40 years of The Enormous Crocodile.

Writing advice for aspiring storytellers

30th December 2017

As we start making plans for the new year, aspiring writers of all ages might like to take some inspiration from Roald Dahl.