Plan Your Visit

You'll find everything you need to plan your visit to the Museum here, from opening hours to how to get here.

Opening Hours

Summer Holidays: Tuesday to Sunday
10AM to 4.30PM

Half term: Monday to Sunday
10AM to 4.30PM

Term-time: Thursday to Sunday
10AM to 4.30PM


The Museum shop stocks a huge array of Roald Dahl goodies, enough for even the biggest Roald Dahl fan. This includes Museum special editions, pocket money toys, gifts, games and clothes. There are even a few special Museum-themed ranges that you can't buy anywhere else.

If you’d like to know more about what the shop stocks, or if you’d to arrange a delivery to you, please get in touch at


You're welcome to bring your own food and drink to the Museum to eat in the picnic area. The shop sells cold drinks and a selection of treats, and you can pop out to buy food to bring back to the Museum.

Food stalls

There are pop-up food stalls in the courtyard during the summer holidays and October half-term. Details will be posted on the Museum Facebook page so keep an eye out!

Getting to the Museum

Great Missenden is a village at the heart of the Buckinghamshire countryside, situated about twenty miles northwest of London, easily accessible by rail and road links.

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Storytelling and workshops

You can join in with storytelling sessions every day in the school holidays and on most weekend days. These sessions are brilliant fun and free to join! There are also various activities and workshops throughout the year - please keep an eye on the Museum Facebook page for details.

Please Gift Aid your tickets

There's no additional cost to you but it allows the Museum to claim the tax from the Government. As an independent charity, your tickets help maintain the Museum, support schools programmes and preserve the Roald Dahl archive for everyone. Thank you.

Everyone welcome

The Museum aims to make visits easy and welcoming for everyone. The Museum is mainly on the ground floor with step-free access. There are some rooms upstairs but these can be accessed by a lift. There are two accessible loos and a nappy change.
Hearing loops are installed by the tills and there is a bespoke BSL smartphone app called Signly.
For full details about accessibility, please get in touch at

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