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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:

    • rayrest
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Museum in Windsor
      4 of 5 stars
      Friday, 18th August 2017
      Windsor and Royal Borough museum is in the guildhall, next to Windsor Castle. It has much local information and displays and as the name suggests covers Windsor area. £2 entrance fee. Audio guide... Read full review
    • BobH625
      Margate, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Small, but worth a Visit
      4 of 5 stars
      Monday, 14th August 2017
      Came across this Museum as we were walking past, so decided to have a look inside. It's smaller than we thought, but packed with info on local history. £2 each entry fee, but well worth it. Staff... Read full review
    • 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

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