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Windsor & Royal Borough Museum

Museum

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Address/Location

Windsor Guildhall
High Street
Windsor
Berkshire
SL4 1LR

Contact

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.

Opening Times

Open Christmas
2017 (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
DayTimes
Monday
Tuesday10:0016:00*
Wednesday10:0016:00*
Thursday10:0016:00*
Friday10:0016:00*
Saturday10:0016:00*
Sunday12:0016:00*

* Closed Christmas Day/Boxing Day

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change
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    Recent Reviews:

    • durkar5
      Wakefield, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Well worth £2!!
      4 of 5 stars
      Monday, 17th April 2017
      We called in here & we're certainly not disappointed, very interesting especially with the audio guides, really enjoyed the upstairs tour too! Read full review
    • Di C
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Don't I just love Windsor!!
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 8th April 2017
      Lovely Windsor has all the usual high street stores but they are laid out do differently to the usual high streets. There are numerous independent stores as well to keep you interested. Loads of... Read full review
    • sheepygold
      london
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Not brilliant for a local museum and they charge entry. Lovely building though.
      3 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 16th March 2017
      I decided to pay a visit here as I am a fan of local museums and have been to many. Firstly this place charges for entry which is unusual (often there is a donation box but not an enforced charge... Read full review

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