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Featured Object: The Straw Splitter

Featured Object: The Straw Splitter

Straw splitters were used by women workers in the cottage industry of straw plaiting during the Tudor and Stuart times. The plaited straws would be sold to Luton, where they would be turned into straw hats. The invention of the straw splitter meant that local women...

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Updates to Opening Hours for Summer Holidays

Updates to Opening Hours for Summer Holidays

These changes in opening times will be in place from Monday 26th July - Friday 27th August. Wycombe Museum Galleries & Gardens Last entry to galleries and last orders in cafe 30mins before closing Mon: ClosedTues: 10am - 4pmWed: 11am - 3.30pmThu: 10am - 4pmFri:...

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COVID Precautions at Wycombe Museum after 19th July

COVID Precautions at Wycombe Museum after 19th July

As the government lift restrictions on life in England on 19th July, Wycombe Museum is still looking at the ways in which we can reassure our visitors, staff and volunteers that we are keeping you safe. We have reviewed our COVID safety precautions to decide how we...

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The Museum Garden Project

The Museum Garden Project

'Many hands make light work' and that has certainly been the case thanks to a group of students supported by the MacIntyre Charity, who during the summer term have carried out work experience and voluntary gardening for the Museum.  Well done and thank you to the 10...

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Summer Holiday Activities at the Museum

Summer Holiday Activities at the Museum

We've got loads planned for you and your family over the summer holidays. Whether you're after forest school fun or creative crafts take a look at what we've got on below.[add_eventon_list event_past_future="all" event_type_2="73,74," show_et_ft_img="yes"...

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Wycombe Windrush Day 2021

Wycombe Windrush Day 2021

Windrush Day marks the anniversary of the arrival of MV Empire Windrush at the Port of Tilbury on 22 June 1948. The arrival of the Empire Windrush nearly 73 years ago marked a seminal moment in Britain's history and has come to represent the rich diversity of this...

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