Curator – Suzie Tilbury: [email protected]

Our curator is responsible for the museum’s collection, main gallery exhibitions and historical changing exhibitions

Treasurer – Bill Falkenau: [email protected]

Our museum executive director will answer all enquiries concerning accounts or finance.

Volunteering Enquiries –  [email protected].

School or Group Visits – Melanie Rowntree: [email protected]

Other enquiries: Tel 01235 771447 or email: [email protected]


Our Address

The Vale & Downland Museum

19 Church Street, Wantage OX12 8BL

tel: 01235 771447

Free 2 hr parking is available in the Civic Hall Car Park, just off Church Street.


How to Find Us


By Car

The main North / South roads are the A338 and the A34. The main East / West road is the A417. The closest carpark can be found at The Beacon, just off Portway.

By Bus

Buses run regularly from Oxford (X30/31), Didcot(X1/X32), Abingdon(31) and Faringdon, with Saturday services from Swindon  and Newbury. There is an easy walk through to the museum from the bus stop in the Marketplace

By Train

The nearest railway station to Wantage is Didcot, from where you can hire a taxi or catch the bus (X1/X32) to Wantage.

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