Great Family Day Out in Buckinghamshire

Family day out in Buckinghamshire

A great day out in the countryside for families

The Museum is a great family day out in Buckinghamshire. The large 45 acre site nestled in the beautiful Chilterns countryside has 35 historic buildings to run around and explore.  Children and adults can have fun dressing up in vintage clothes, meeting the farm animals and playing with historic toys and games.

Read our top 10 things to do at the Museum.


Go for a walk along the Museum’s woodland trail see if you can spot the sculptures, bodgers hut and bird hide hidden in the woodland.

Adventure Playground

The Museum has an adventure playground designed to look like the historic buildings found at the Museum. Find out more

Terrific Tuesdays

The Museum holds special themed family craft and activity days on every Tuesday throughout the Buckinghamshire school holidays. Find out more

Creative Thursdays

Every Thursday in the summer holidays from the 26th July – 30th April we will have traditional artists and crafts people demonstrating on our site and children aged over 5 years have the opportunity to take part in Arts Award Discover. Find out more

Sensory Trail

Pick up a copy of our sensory trail from the Museum’s ticket office and let your senses guide you around the Museum. Find out more


The Museum has 3 orienteering courses that you can have a go at when you visit. Find out more

Experience days and courses

The Museum runs a number of experience days from family bushcraft, family prehistory, blacksmithing, historic baking, painting with water colour, straw plaiting, silver jewellery making, willow weaving and more. Find out more