Welcome to Wycombe Museum

Inspiring learning and discovery through our furniture-making specialism, our imaginative collections, and as a vital community charity.
Known to many as The Chair Museum.

Your Jubilee

18th May – 12 September

Do you remember watching the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953?

What did you do on 2 June 2012 for the Diamond Jubilee?

From street parties to special souvenirs and memories, we want to know how you have celebrated and what Royal events mean to you? This Jubilee exhibition is yours – whether you celebrate royal events or ignore them altogether.


Wycombe Museum looks after a collection of over 20,000 items recording the stories of High Wycombe and the surrounding area.
Furniture, social history artefacts, art, photographs and more. 

Search our Chair Database

A sample of our chair collection, with never-before public information searchable, filterable, browsable for all.

Upcoming Closures

  • Closed Friday 26th August

About Wycombe Museum

Wycombe Museum is a family friendly museum that explores the history of High Wycombe and the surrounding areas, through hands-on galleries. Known to many as the chair museum, our collection not only spans Wycombe’s furniture-making history, but also includes, art, photography, and many varied artefacts documenting the area’s rich social history.

Wycombe Museum is housed in a Grade II listed building, with parts dating back to the 1600s. We have an on-site cafe and are surrounded by a big beautiful garden, great for exploring. 

Wycombe Museum is an independent charity managed by Wycombe Heritage and Arts Trust.


Wycombe Museum
Priory Avenue
High Wycombe
HP13 6PX

01494 957210

Opening Hours

Check Visit Us for seasonal closures.

Wycombe Museum Galleries
Mon: Closed
Tues - Fri: 10am - 4pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: 10am - 4pm

Windsor Chair Cafe
Mon, Weds, Thurs: Closed
Tues, Fri, Sun: Open 11am – 3pm
Sat: Closed

Wycombe Museum Gardens
Mon: Closed
Tues - Fri: 10am - 5pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: 10am - 5pm


Upcoming Events

Recent Wycombe Museum News

We’re recruiting for Visitor Experience Volunteers!

We’re recruiting for Visitor Experience Volunteers!

Wycombe Museum Needs You! This is an exciting time to get involved at Wycombe Museum as we move into post-COVID recovery and welcome all our audiences back through our doors. We are looking for friendly and enthusiastic people to join our Visitor Experience volunteers...

Coronation Chair 3D Modelling with National Paralympic Heritage Trust

Coronation Chair 3D Modelling with National Paralympic Heritage Trust

Wycombe Museum has worked in collaboration with the folks at the National Paralympic Heritage Trust (NPHT) to produce a 3D model of our Child's Coronation Chair. The work was done as part of the NPHT's Digital Explorations Project, a scheme that helps to train a group...

Summer Holiday at Wycombe Museum

Summer Holiday at Wycombe Museum

See everything on for children & families at Wycombe Museum over the Summer Holidays below! ExhibitionsCheck Visit...

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