The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre


At the Museum we work hard to provide all our visitors with excellent customer service. It's great to know that other people think we're good too.

Museum at award ceremony

We are a registered Museum and a Quality Assured Visitor Attraction (A VisitEngland scheme), and in 2012 we were awarded Gold by the Green Tourism Business Scheme.

In 2014 we recieved VisitEngland's Best Told Story accolade, available to attractions that are part of the Visitor Attraction Quality Scheme and allocated through a scoring system based on an annual assessment by VisitEngland.


VisitEngland's Best Small Visitor Attraction 2008
Tourism South East's ExSEllence Award for Best Small Tourist Attraction 2007
British Guild of Travel Writers' Best Tourism Project 2006
Civic Trust Award 2007

Highly commended
Beautiful South Sustainable Tourism Award 2011
European Museum of the Year Award 2006

Gulbenkain Prize 2006