To book a school session, please fill out the relevant form here.
We are happy to facilitate academic and extra-curricular events for teenagers and young adults! Please contact us for more information by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Primary school sessions and activities can be arranged...
Here you can discover the fascinating story of the Vale of White Horse and the adjoining chalk hills – which are known somewhat confusingly as the Downs! Amazingly, the Vale was once the bottom of a tropical sea but is now home to many hi-tech industries, so we feature everything from fossils to Formula 1. From...
There’s always something going on! Click here to view a full calendar showcasing our current events:
We welcome everyone who would like to volunteer for our Museum. Please contact us to learn more about volunteering opportunities.
The Vale & Downland Museum wishes to recruit volunteers to join its existing team of volunteers. We are looking for people from all backgrounds and abilities to help us in the...
The Museum is available for hire as a venue for events and private parties. Please visit our contact page or call 01235 771447 for more details.
Our cafe area, upper garden terrace, and other open spaces in our exhibit rooms can all be requested. Special events and pre-booked group or school visits can be arranged outside...
Our Second-hand Bookstore
Stop by and browse our collection of second-hand books! We have a varied selection of Classics, children’s stories, and books for all ages. We guarantee that there’s something for everyone!
Upper and Lower Garden Terraces
A beautiful outdoor space, perfect for relaxing with a...
Our museum shop stocks a wide range of items for sale, such as books and leaflets on local history, the Ridgeway and the surrounding locality, maps of the area, children’s educational and story books, toys and games, greeting cards, post cards, and souvenirs. Prices start from as little as 35p.
Below is a small selection of...