Maidenhead Heritage Centre

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Coordinates: 51°31′18″N 0°43′10″W / 51.5218°N 0.7195°W / 51.5218; -0.7195

Maidenhead Heritage Centre
Maidenhead Bridge, the subject of a special exhibition at Maidenhead Heritage Centre in 2007

Maidenhead Heritage Centre is a heritage centre and museum in the town of Maidenhead, Berkshire, England.[1]

Maidenhead Heritage Centre and Museum was founded in 1993. The centre presents the history of Maidenhead history from Roman times to the present.[2] It collects and preserves artifacts, photographs, documents, and sound recordings, to illustrate local history. The Maidenhead Archaeological & Historical Society,[3] founded in 1960–1, collaborates with the centre.[4]

In December 2006, the centre and museum moved to a permanent location in Park Street. Special exhibitions are organized and presented,[5] for example one on Maidenhead Bridge, the main historic road bridge to the east of the town, in 2007, marking its 230th anniversary.[6] It was accredited by the UK Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA) in 2009.[7]

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