Tel: +44 01628 685686
Fax: +44 01628 796859
The Windsor & Royal Borough Museum is a registered/accredited, family-friendly and accessible small local history museum in a Grade 1 listed building completed in 1689. Come and discover the history of the town and the area. Listen to the stories of people who lived and worked here.
The collection relates to the history of Windsor, and other towns and villages across the Borough in East Berkshire. The museum has on display a selection of some of the many objects from the collection including a100,000 year old mammoth’s tusk, pre-historic tools, Bronze Age, Roman and Saxon artefacts, together with objects and ephemera from before Victorian times up to World War II, the 1950s and the present day.
The museum is staffed at all times and supported by a team of volunteer stewards, and also The Friends of the Windsor & Royal Borough Museum. Please ask staff on duty if you require curatorial advice
Tours and groups welcome.
You can also view a 360 virtual tour of the Windsor Guildhall and the Museum. Here you can see the grand Council Chamber, and the Ascot Room where Prince Charles and Mrs Camilla Parker-Bowles were married.
Visit us for more information about the historic Guildhall building.
|2016 (1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016)|
* Closed Christmas Day/Boxing Day
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
- Very Good18
- Susan CTrip Type:FamilyTrip with granddaughterThursday, 28th July 2016The museum was very interesting about the early history of Windsor Listening headphones brought the exhibitions to life Cost was reasonable with kids free Read full review
- satiate001Brighton, United KingdomGood for ancient history.Monday, 20th June 2016Free on the day I went, very nice staff offered audio info. The relics and history is very helpful to know, giving a sense of how the town of Windsor was created; fascinating. Read full review
- EtonWickAlWindsor, United KingdomTrip Type:FamilyLovely museum and fantastic family events.Tuesday, 29th March 2016Although small, this museum is lovely and well laid out. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable and always make us feel welcomed. We go regularly because during school holidays they always have... Read full review