The 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, Greetings Cards, Post Cards and Souvenirs.
Below is a small selection of some of items available.
Films on DVD and Video
The films that show in the museum auditorium are available to buy on a single video or DVD.
The Altered Earth;
Tales from the Thames
Describes a journey from the source of the river in Gloucestershire to Windsor in Berkshire, partly on foot and partly on a variety of river craft. Filmed by Debra and David Rix for Grindleward Productions.
Running time: 157 minutes.
Tales from the Thames DVD
Along the Ridgeway
The Ridgeway National Trail follows ancient footsteps through countryside rich in our national heritage. There are unique interviews with the Ridgeway Officer and several experts offering tales and practical advise. Fellow walkers, cyclists and a local Chiltern artist all recount their experiences along the eighty five mile trail. Filmed by Debra and David Rix for Grindleward
Productions. Running time: 120 minutes.
Along the Ridgeway DVD
A Visitors Guide to Wantage
by Bill Fuller
A general introduction to the town including many of its historic features. The guide takes the form of a series of interlinking walks with descriptions of where you are and what you are looking at. The book contains many line drawings and pictures and visitors can work out a route which will fill the time available and suit their walking ability.
Published by the author in 1991.
Oxfordshire in Watercolours
by Mike Parsons
Map 174 Newbury & Wantage 1871-18
1:50,000 Timeline Maps Historical Series
This series provides a fascinating snapshot of the human geography of Britain in the mid-nineteenth century. These maps are taken from the One Inch (old series) surveyed between 1791 and 1874 and published - with many revisions and new editions- between 1805 and 1874. Ordnance Survey’s nineteenth centurys cartographers managed to create, without most of the technology that today’s map makers take for granted, a stunningly elegant and accurate survey of Britain at this crucial time in its history.
Both have a medallion of King Alfred. Supplied boxed.
Hall-marked silver brooch of the White Horse of Uffington. 5cms long. Supplied boxed.
Hand-crafted British pewter and inspired by historic design. 6cms long. Supplied boxed.
Hall-marked silver. 3cms diameter on a 15 inch silver chain. Supplied boxed.