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The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

81-83 High Street, Great Missenden HP16 0AL, England
+44 1494 892192
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Love Dahl Love this.

Our children have read or listened to many Dahl books. With a 14,12 and 9 year old it’s difficult... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Familyof5Cheltenham
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Cheltenham
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Interesting and Enjoyable but Too Small

We visited the museum with 2 adults and 1 15 year old. We liked the set up of the museum and found... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eric-Jan
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Lommel, Belgium
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This great little award-winning and family-friendly Museum contains two fun and fact-packed biographical galleries, the fantabulous interactive Story Centre and a sunny courtyard. Situated in Great Missenden where Roald Dahl lived for over 36 years, it was created as a home for the author’s archive (which visitors can see on our regular tours) and as a place to inspire creativity and a love of reading in children, about which Roald Dahl was passionate.
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  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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81-83 High Street, Great Missenden HP16 0AL, England
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+44 1494 892192
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our children have read or listened to many Dahl books. With a 14,12 and 9 year old it’s difficult to cater for all their needs but they all thoroughly enjoyed it. It is small but the details are amazing and inspirational. Great care has been...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the museum with 2 adults and 1 15 year old. We liked the set up of the museum and found the various displays informative. We also enjoyed watching the children who were having a great time (workshops). Highlight was part of the original...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with two 7 year olds as they are learning about roald dahl at school. They absolutely loved the museum. Perfect age to take. They loved dressing up and the craft area. Paid to do the clay workshop which they loved aswell. Would definitely recommend...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have children who love Dahl, this is a great place to visit. Lots of information and quite hands on. A good combination of fact, combined with Dahl's own fiction and Quentin Blake's drawings and hands on things for kids to do. My teenager...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good couple hrs out good for all ages nice village to walk around not to bad in price. Lots of interesting information about rhold Dahl his life and how his books come about

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What i love about this museum is that they make no apologies for pitching to the age range for RDs books. In doing so it's colourful, lively and very interactive. There is plenty there to keep adult fans interested too. The cafe and shop are...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here woth my 6 year old and 1 year old. Brillaint day out woth lots to do and look at. Staff were Great, very helpful and friendly.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s right on the high street of Great Missenden. No parking of its own but you can park at the public car park nearby from where the museum is only 500 yards. The museum is colourful and lively. With 4 rooms it can seem quite...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice small museum Wasn't busy when we went loads to read and see Not far atall from west London has a souvenir shop and a restaurant on site They do a live book reading in the day where you can go and listen to stories..

Thank Shireen S
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We visited the museum today with my 7 year old. I would highly recommend visiting the museum. The staff were very passionate about Roald Dahl and knew their stuff. The coffee was great. We intend on visiting again as my daughter thought it was amazing....More

1  Thank berkshirelass99
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LMcambridge
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Response from tammytwo45 | Reviewed this property |
About 1 hr should be fine.
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Charley R
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Response from Bethany F | Reviewed this property |
We spent most of the day there. They have 2 walks that we took that are "Roald Dahl inspired" so where he came up with ideas. The main walk was about an hour. We also had lunch - which always takes up a good proportion of... More
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