Museum Shop

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.

Museum Shop

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;

Taming of the White HorseShows how the differing geology under our feet had such a profound effect on the development of our area.
Taming the White HorseShows how events at national level were reflected in the life of the vale and downland area.Produced by the Vale and Downland Design Team and narrated by Sir David Attenborough.
Running time: 19 minutes.
Altered Earth / Taming The White Horse DVD £9.99


Tales from the Thames

Tales from the ThamesDescribes 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 £15.99

Along the Ridgeway

Along The RidgewayThe 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 £15.99


A Visitors Guide to Wantage
by Bill Fuller

A visitors guide to WantageA 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

Oxfordshire in watercolour167 watercolour pictures of towns and villages in Oxfordshire 29×20 cms. Published by the artist.



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.

Other Items

SpoonsTea Spoons and Jam Spoons
by The London Mint

Both have a medallion of King Alfred. Supplied boxed. £4.25



Silver White Horse BroochWhite Horse Brooch
by Rhiannon of Tregaron

Hall-marked silver brooch of the White Horse of Uffington. 5cms long. Supplied boxed. £55.00

Pewter White Horse BroochPetwer White Horse Brooch
by Spiral

Hand-crafted British pewter and inspired by historic design. 6cms long. Supplied boxed. £10.15



Celtic BroochCeltic Pendant
by Rhiannon of Tregaron

Hall-marked silver. 3cms diameter on a 15 inch silver chain. Supplied boxed. £34.00

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