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 Good19
- martyn_bryantEye, United KingdomTrip Type:FamilyA hidden gem with historySaturday, 29th October 2016Situated in the old Guildhall, next to Winsor Caste. We were surprised that the entrance fee is only £2 each. It was the history of Windsor told by about 15 sections of images and voice recordings... Read full review
- KenMaideheadUKMaidehead UKTrip Type:Solo travelDelightful local museumThursday, 8th September 2016This really is a delightful town ,museum. The museum itself is quite small but it packs quite a lot of Windsor history in its four walls. There is a very good audio guide and I suggest that you take... Read full review
- 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