Museum useful contacts

Local Studies and Museum collection enquiries

For Local studies (local history) enquiries please email: or for the museum collection please email:

WW1 History in the Royal Borough - King and Country

For enquiries regarding WW1 history, please visit King and Country.

The Civic Collection

To see a large number of artworks and items from the Civic Collection, you can take a guided tour of the first floor rooms of The Guildhall. The tours take place as and when the rooms are accessible. Please contact the Museum the day before your visit to find out if tours are available.

Maidenhead Heritage Centre

View displays of Maidenhead's history, the west of the Borough, and Northern Parishes at:

Maidenhead Heritage Centre, 18 Park Street, Maidenhead SL6 1SL

01628 780555

Local Information and Local History Research:
Berkshire Record Office, 9 Coley Avenue, Reading

Berkshire Archaeology, Central Library, Kings Street, Reading
They hold the Sites and Monuments Record

Berkshire Family History Society

Berkshire Local History Association

Finds Liaison Officer (FLO) Portable Antiquities Scheme
Gives advice, identifies and records archaeological finds made by individuals while metal detecting, gardening, farming, walking etc. Covers East Berkshire and Surrey.

Thames Pilot
A website of images and artefacts associated with the Thames

Called The Royal Windsor website this independent website written by a local historian is a useful resource about Windsor.
Despite its name it is not associated with Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, the Windsor & Royal Borough Museum nor with Windsor Castle.

Tourist Information Centres in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead

'Visit Britain S.E.' (South East)

Other Museums
There are some great museums and heritage sites, big and small, in the area as well as ours.

Berkshire Museum of Aviation, Woodley, near Reading

South East Museums Development Programme

Brooklands Museum

Chertsey Museum

Cole Museum, part of the University of Reading

Eton College Natural History Museum, Eton College, Eton

History on Wheels Museum

Museum of English Rural Life

Museum of Eton Life, Eton College, Eton

Museum of Reading

Riverside Museum at Blake's Lock, Museum of Reading

REME Museum of Technology, Arborfield, near Wokingham

River and Rowing Museum, Henley

Royal Berkshire Yeomanry Cavalry Museum

Slough Museum

Stanley Spencer Gallery, Cookham

Thames Valley Police Museum, Sulhamstead, near Reading

Ure Museum, part of the University of Reading

West Berkshire Museum, Newbury

Windsor Castle

Wycombe Museum, High Wycombe

Windsor and Royal Borough Museum : Contact details

For further information, please contact us by:

Windsor and Royal Borough Museum
The Guildhall, High Street
Windsor SL4 1LR


Telephone: 01628 685686