Museum Facilities

Café and Walled Garden

The site of the former church cemetery - but still a lovely place for tea and cakesHot and cold drinks, cakes and sandwiches and hot soup. Our garden is a sheltered oasis in the middle of Aylesbury. Enjoy your lunch in our tranquil garden and wander through the museum galleries to refresh your spirits.

A Brilliant Gift Shop!

Excellent selection of gifts, cards and souvenirs for adults as well as children’s pocket money toys, Roald Dahl books and merchandise.


Whizzpopping birthday parties at the Roald Dahl Children’s Gallery

Quentin Blake 'Girl Standing'Your two hour long party will include:

– A one hour fun session in The Roald Dahl Children’s Gallery with your Party Planner, (exclusive use of the Gallery with parties of 20 children or more)

– Scrumdiddlyumptious party food (we promise The Twits haven’t made it!)

– A choice of Whizzpopping Roald Dahl crafts

All for just £14.95 per child (subject to availability, minimum party size 12)

Why not add party bags full of Roald Dahl goodies for £5 per child.

For more information about birthday parties and how to book 

Disabled Access

The museum is fully disabled accessible and has adapted WCs and induction loop facilities at the reception desk. Two lifts serve the first floor and most door openings are freely navigable.

Room hire

The Museum Learning Zones comprises two large rooms with independent WCs, external  access and kitchenette facilities.  A small meeting room is also available for small gatherings. For large groups the room can be set up in lecture or board room format and it can be available out of normal opening hours by negotiation. Projector and flip chart facilities are available at a small additional charge. Please contact  01296 331441 or email

Small meeting room: £40 for half day and £80 for a full day

Large lecture room:  £80 for half day and £150 for a full day

After hours – by negotiation