Roald Dahl Museum And Story Centre

Roald Dahl Museum And Story Centre
High Street, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, HP16 0AL
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The Roald Dahl Museum is situated in Great Missenden, the village where Roald Dahl lived for 36 years.

The Museum, is focused on children up to 12 year olds and has 3 galleries and the writers archive.

The Boy gallery focuses on Dahl's school days, the Solo includes his Writing Hut and the Story Centre is the space for workshops and events.

There is a cafe and shop.

Events at this venue

There are 14 events at this location

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Chiddlers’ Hour: Christmas Special

Come for songs, craft and play based on storytelling from Roald Dahl's books. Age: For 3 months to 3 years. Maximum of two accompanying adults per child.

Fri 13 Dec

£4 / 01494 892192

Chiddlers’ Hour: James and the Giant Peach

Come for songs, craft and play based on storytelling from James and the Giant Peach. Age: For 3 months to 3 years. Maximum of two accompanying adults per child.

Fri 29 Nov

£4 / 01494 892192

Chiddlers’ Hour: The BFG

Come for songs, craft and play based on storytelling from The BFG. Age: For 3 months to 3 years. Maximum of two accompanying adults per child.

Fri 22 Nov

£4 / 01494 892192

Chiddlers’ Hour: The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me

Come for songs, craft and play based on storytelling from The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me. Age: For 3 months to 3 years. Maximum of two accompanying adults per child.

Fri 6 Dec

£4 / 01494 892192

Craft a Mischievous Clay Gremlin

Gremlins were the mischievous mythical creatures featured in Roald Dahl’s first ever book for children, The Gremlins. You’ll get the chance to find out more about this now out-of-print book, including the RAF (Royal Air Force) folklore behind their creation and how Roald Dahl ended up working with Walt Disney to create…

Mon 30 Dec

£4 / 01494 892192

Thu 2 Jan 2020

£4 / 01494 892192

Create a Fantastical Fairytale Landscape

Lots of Roald Dahl’s books are set in magical landscapes and inspired by fairytales, including the poems in the book Revolting Rhymes. You’ll discover some of the fairytales of the unexpected that reside in the pages of this book, before creating your own 3D landscape. You’ll use lots of marvellous materials to fill…

Sat 28 Dec

£4 / 01494 892192

December Scoff ‘n’ Stroll

Enjoy a guided Roald Dahl countryside walk followed by a festive afternoon tea packed with sandwiches, scones and cakes. This is our last My Year Scoff 'n' Stroll, and a wonderful excuse to stretch your legs after Christmas. Stretch your legs and fill your tummy! Your guide Michael will lead you from the Wonka gates at…

Sun 29 Dec

£12 / 01494 892192

Fairytale Trail

Pick up your FREE copy of our fantabulous Fairytale Trail at the ticket desk and go on the hunt for some fantastical fairytale characters who are hiding in the galleries! Great for kids to get stuck in and explore the Museum, plus from the 27th until the 31st December we'll dim the lights and you'll be able to explore…

Thu 21 Nov

Times vary / Free but ticketed / 01494 892192

Fri 22 Nov

Times vary / Free but ticketed / 01494 892192

Sat 23 Nov

Times vary / Free but ticketed / 01494 892192

…and 45 more dates until 7 Jan 2020

Late night Shop and Cafe opening

The Shop and Cafe will be open until 8pm for Christmas shopping and tasty treats. Pop into the Shop for some special offers on Roald Dahl goodies, perfect for Christmas gifts and stocking fillers. Head to the Cafe for delicious seasonal treats. Check out the Christmas goodies you can order for the big day, including…

Sat 30 Nov

Free / 01494 892192

Make a Flipped Fairytale Book Box

When is a fairytale not a fairytale? When it’s in Revolting Rhymes! Roald Dahl’s book Revolting Rhymes is packed with traditional fairytales with some twists and unexpected surprises! You’ll find out more about these rhymes, then, using the book as inspiration, you’ll decorate a fairytale-looking book box out of craft…

Fri 27 Dec

£4 / 01494 892192

Sat 4 Jan 2020

£4 / 01494 892192

November Scoff 'n' Stroll

Enjoy a guided Roald Dahl countryside walk followed by an afternoon tea packed with sandwiches, scones and cakes. Stretch your legs and fill your tummy! Your guide Michael will lead you from the Wonka gates at the Museum and through the nearby woods and fields that inspired Roald Dahl. Listen to extracts from Roald…

Sun 24 Nov

£12 / 01494 892192

Revolting Rhymes Party

Join us for phizz-whizzing fun inspired by Roald Dahl’s alternative tales in Revolting Rhymes. You might know that these are traditional nursery rhymes and fairytales re-written by Dahl with a few surprise twists! You’ll get to listen to a few of these hilarious and unexpected poems, before you play some games and have…

Tue 31 Dec

£4 / 01494 892192

Seasonal Stories and Crafts

Enjoy this warm and cosy workshop that will fill you all with holiday cheer! You’ll embrace the tradition of sharing a story and hear a traditional seasonal tale together. Find out about Roald Dahl’s Norwegian roots and some of the folklore that may have inspired his tales with a twist. Then have a go at some…

Sun 29 Dec

£4 / 01494 892192

Fri 3 Jan 2020

£4 / 01494 892192

Torchlit Trails

Your opportunity to explore the Museum by torchlight! We'll turn the lights down for the last hour of the day from Friday 27 to Tuesday 31 December. Pick up a torch and a Fairytale Trail from the ticket desk and set off to find fairytale characters hiding in the Museum. Event detailsTimes: 4.00pm to 5.00pm Cost…

Fri 27 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 01494 892192

Sat 28 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 01494 892192

Sun 29 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 01494 892192

…and 2 more dates until 31 Dec

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