8. Useful Contacts
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
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
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
Visits by appointment Tel: 01753 860600
Stanley Spencer Gallery, Cookham
Thames Valley Police Museum, Sulhamstead, near Reading
Ure Museum, part of the University of Reading
West Berkshire Museum, Newbury
Wycombe Museum, High Wycombe
Local Information and Local History Research:
Berkshire Archaeology, Central Library, Kings Street, Reading
They hold the Sites and Monuments Record
Berkshire Family History Society
Berkshire Local History Association
Berkshire Record Office, 9 Coley Avenue, Reading
Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies, Aylesbury
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.
Local Studies, Libraries, Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead
A website of images & 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)