The museum is located in Castle Hill House on Priory Avenue. It is situated in an 18th-century house on a medieval site. Surrounding the museum are Victorian gardens, including a nature trail. The museum presents exhibitions on crafts and history of the local area, including the furniture industry, especially chair-making. There are also displays of Windsor chairs, lace, and natural history.
The museum collections include:
- Social history of the Wycombe and Buckinghamshire areas.
- Furniture industry — chairs, other furniture and tools that relate to the furniture industry in and around High Wycombe, videotapes of craftsmen at work.
- Tokens and coins — including trade tokens relating to the Wycombe and Buckinghamshire areas.
- Art — oil paintings, prints, watercolours, drawings, engravings, brass rubbings and sculpture.
- Oral history tapes — recordings taken over the past 30 years.
- Stuffed wild animals, common to local fields and woodlands.
- Archive material and photographs — sale catalogues, price lists, design books and account books of furniture companies dating back to the 19th century.
- Photographs — relating to the town and the furniture industry and trade in the Wycombe area.
- Wycombe Wanderers - showcasing memorabilia from the club, inducing the Wycombe Comanche
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