Roald Dahl 100

General admissions and workshops

The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Come and go as you please during the day of your visit...

Girl looks into Roald Dahl's writing hut

Enjoy our galleries, as well as free drop-in craft activities every day, and free storytelling at weekends and in school holidays. Each visitor gets a wristband that allows them to come and go throughout the day of their visit.

If you plan to visit during a half-term holiday (inc. Oct 22 to 30) please book in advance, we cannot guarantee that we will have any tickets available on the door on the day.

Please note that we can't take same day bookings over the phone or online. Any remaining tickets each day will be sold (if available) on the door.

Museum admission

Adults £6.60
Children 5 to 18 £4.40
Children under 5 Free 
Concessions £4.40
(Concessions are for students, people aged 60 or over or for those with disabilities
Family ticket £21.00
(For 2 adults and up to 3 children.)

Please note that disabled visitors are entitled to the concessionary rate of £4.40. Accompanying carers are admitted free of charge.

Buy your general admission tickets here

Little Bird Vouchers. Please note these are valid on Saturdays and Sundays ONLY. Call us in advance to book on 01494 892192 (Text Relay 18001 01494 892192), we will need your voucher code so have it handy. Alternatively bring your voucher with you on the day.

Summer Reading Challenge offer
This offer ended on 4 September 2016. 


We often run special workshops and events at weekends and in school holidays. You can take a look at our packed events lists on the What's On pages. While some of these are included within Museum admission, many incur a small additional charge, details of which can be found on each event page. We recommend pre-booking for workshops as spaces are limited and you can do this by calling 01494 892192 (NGT 18001 01494 892192) up until 4:30pm on the day before you visit. Please note we do not take same day bookings over the phone.

Book online

You can book Museum admission online by visiting our online booking pages. If you would like to book on to a workshop (additional charges apply), please call us on 01494 892192. We can add these to an existing booking, or take your Museum admission at the same time. 

Book by phone

For general admissions and all of our activities and workshops (additional charges apply) please call 01494 892192 (NGT 18001 01494 892192). You can pay using using your credit or debit card. We can take bookings from up to two months in advance until 4.30pm on the day before you visit. Please note we do not take same day bookings over the phone. Booking office opening hours are Tuesday to Friday, 10am to 4.30pm, and Saturday and Sunday, 11am to 4.30pm.

Buying tickets on the day of your visit

For general admissions visit the ticket desk in the Museum shop.

During half-term holidays we cannot guarantee entry if you haven't booked in advance.

In the event that we are very busy and have tickets available there may be a short wait for entry. Our staff will be happy to point out Cafe Twit, where you can enjoy a coffee, or provide you with a Village Trail leaflet so you can take a walk around the village while you wait.

To use a NGT service call 18001 01494 892192.