List of museums in Buckinghamshire

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This list of museums in Buckinghamshire, England contains museums which are defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Also included are non-profit art galleries and university art galleries. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included.

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Name Image Town/City Type Summary
Amersham Museum Amersham Museum.JPG Amersham Local Local history, culture, toys, fossils, archaeology, garden
Ascott House Ascott House 01.jpg Ascott Historic house Operated by the National Trust, half-timbered Jacobean farmhouse, transformed by the de Rothschild family towards the end of the 19th century, features collection of paintings, fine furniture and superb oriental porcelain, gardens
Bletchley Park Bletchley Park House - geograph.org.uk - 60393.jpg Bletchley Military Site of the United Kingdom's main decryption establishment in World War II, also includes National Museum of Computing, exhibits of toys, Winston Churchill, vintage cinema equipment, automobiles, 1940s secret post office
Boarstall Tower Boarstall Tower2.jpg Boarstall Historic house Operated by the National Trust, 14th-century moated gatehouse and gardens
Buckingham Old Gaol Buckingham OldCountyGaol02.JPG Buckingham Local Local history, culture, rural life, prison cells, Royal Buckinghamshire Yeomanry
Buckinghamshire County Museum CeelyHouseAylesbury.jpg Aylesbury Multiple Local history, art, geology, costume, agriculture and industry. The museum includes the Roald Dahl Children's Gallery which uses characters and themes from Roald Dahl's books to stimulate children's interest in science, history and literature
Buckinghamshire Railway Centre ChilternRailwaysClass121QuaintonPhoto2.jpg Quainton Railway Includes vintage steam and diesel locomotives
Chenies Manor House Chenies - The Manor House - geograph.org.uk - 139226.jpg Chenies Historic house Tudor manor house and gardens
Chesham Museum Chesham Musum Ch1.jpg Chesham Local Local history, culture, industry
Chiltern Open Air Museum Chiltern Open Air Museum Henton Mission.jpg Chalfont St Giles Open air Includes over 30 buildings
Claydon House ClaydonHouseSWAnsicht.jpg Middle Claydon Historic house Operated by the National Trust, 18th century rococo manor house and parkland
Cliveden Cliveden, June 2005.JPG Taplow Historic house Operated by the National Trust, part is open for tours, gardens with sculpture
Cowper & Newton Museum The Cowper and Newton Museum (Orchard Side) - geograph.org.uk - 814607.jpg Olney Multiple Home of 18th-century poet William Cowper, local history exhibits, lace, and preacher John Newton
Dorney Court Dorney Court - geograph.org.uk - 1496320.jpg Dorney Historic house Early Tudor manor house and gardens
Haddenham Museum Haddenham Local Local history, culture, farming, industry
Hughenden Manor Hughenden Manor 20080726-2.jpg High Wycombe Historic house Operated by the National Trust, home of Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli
King's Head Inn, Aylesbury Aylesbury KingsHeadInn02.JPG Aylesbury Historic house Operated by the National Trust, medieval coaching inn
Long Crendon Courthouse Long Crendon Manor.jpg Aylesbury Historic house Operated by the National Trust, 15th-century two-story timber frame building
Milton's Cottage MiltonsCottage.jpg Chalfont St Giles Historic house Home of 17th-century poet John Milton
Milton Keynes Museum Stacey Hill Farm, Wolverton - geograph.org.uk - 1316981.jpg Milton Keynes Local Local history, culture, agriculture, memorabilia of the Wolverton railway works, historic telephones and switchboards, Post Office and British Telecom vehicles
MK Gallery Milton Keynes Art website, contemporary art
National Museum of Computing Harwell-dekatron-witch-17.jpg Bletchley Technology Located at Bletchley Park, historic computer systems
Nether Winchendon House Nether Winchendon Historic house Grand medieval manor house
Pitstone Green Museum Entrance to Pitstone Green Museum - geograph.org.uk - 87582.jpg Pitstone History website, exhibits include farming, country life, trades and professions, model railways, engines, vintage wireless equipment, photographic and electrical apparatus, WWII military aviation
Pitstone Windmill Pitstone-windmill.600px.jpg Pitstone Mill Operated by the National Trust, corn grinding windmill
Quainton Windmill Quainton UK 1.gif Quainton Mill Early 19th-century tower mill
Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre - geograph.org.uk - 1264147.jpg Great Missenden Biographical Home of children's author Roald Dahl
Stowe House Stowe House 04.jpg Stowe Historic house Operated by the National Trust, 18th century palatial house
Trenchard Museum Halton Military history museum Operated by RAF Halton
Waddesdon Manor Waddesdon.JPG Waddesdon Historic house Operated by the National Trust, 19th-century mansion owned by the de Rothschild family, features French 18th century decorative arts, English portraits, Dutch Golden Age paintings, 18th century books, drawings, textiles, 16th century limoges, enamel, majolica, silver
West Wycombe Park West Wycombe 3 (Giano).png West Wycombe Historic house Operated by the National Trust, Italienate decorated mansion and gardens
Wycombe Museum Wycombe Museum - geograph.org.uk - 1506686.jpg High Wycombe Local Local history, culture, chair-making and area furniture industry, displays of Windsor chairs, lace, and natural history

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