Priory Avenue, High Wycombe. Tel: 01494 957210. Open All Year Mon - Sun. Admission Free. The Museum contains a world famous collection of chairs, interactive displays on the history of the area and 1920's kitchen reconstruction. The Exhibition Gallery changes monthly. The Museum is housed in an attractive 18th century flint and brick house and set in pretty landscaped gardens (great for picnics!). Close to the town centre.
Wycombe Local History and Chair Museum has new and exciting hands- on activities with revamped displays that opened in 1999. It is a great place to discover the fascinating and varied history of the District - and of course the renowned collection of Windsor chairs.
Come and discover the local history of Wycombe District, and especially the nationally important furniture industry. This includes regional chairs from the Thames Valley and other Wycombe-made furniture, such as Ercol and G-Plan, up to the present day. There are children's activities, Buckinghamshire lace, and changing exhibitions. You can even find out about the bodgers who lived and worked in the Chiltern woods.
Set in peaceful grounds, this delightful 18th century house has a fully accessible ground floor.
Nine Interactive Galleries
Cafe' selling delicious homemade cakes
Large shop with a wide range of gifts
School holiday activities for children