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Old Gaol Museum

Old Gaol Market Hill, Buckingham MK18 1JX, England
+44 1280 823020
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Charming museum in a charming town

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this museum. Though small in size, it’s packed full of notable... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Chicago, Illinois
So interesting

From J Boy of Derby An unexpected find in this charming small town. The museum is packed full with... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
John B
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Old Gaol Market Hill, Buckingham MK18 1JX, England
+44 1280 823020
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this museum. Though small in size, it’s packed full of notable artifacts about the area. The building itself is striking and well-preserved. In addition, you can find the Tourist Information Centre in the Gaol.

Thank JPJE3150
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

From J Boy of Derby An unexpected find in this charming small town. The museum is packed full with information about the town and the area from before the ice age up to present day Bucks. A lot of work has gone into making a...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Visiting Buckingham we were surprised to find such a fascinating and absorbing museum set within the Old Gaol building. We spend quiet a long time in discovering so much information about the story of the Town and its different aspects including the history of the...More

Thank Anthony Joyce P
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

i thought it wad a bit too complicate for thr children. they still enjoyed a lot but it could be better.

Thank Elías D
Reviewed 2 May 2017

its okay easy to get to very old castle type building not the sort of thing that has a great deal of interest for me but worth a visit

Thank roger s
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Well worth a visit - lots of miscellaneous artefacts and some good informative signage. An hour is long enough to enjoy it.

Thank Scotginge
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Did you know that Buckingham has its own patron saint, a baby named Rumbold? Also that it once had its own police force and coinage? Just a few of the facts I learned on my visit to the town museum which you cannot miss upon...More

3  Thank Harrovian
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

A lovely local attraction centred in the middle of Buckingham. A beautifully preserved building, great displays and very interesting information provided about the local history of the town! Can recommend without reservation!

Thank loberholzer
Reviewed 30 August 2016

You can't miss the building if you're in Buckingham, it's situated right in the main street. It also houses the Tourist Information Centre. Entry at £3.50 was, I thought at first, a bit steep, but the museum is very well kept and the information is...More

Thank soul_man_dave
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The Old Gaol Museum really demonstrates Buckingham through the ages and the history of the town and surrounding villages. Highly recommended

Thank Janeimac
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