The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Getting to the Roald Dahl Museum

Our address and phone number

The Roald Dahl Museum, 81 to 83 High Street, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, HP16 0AL
01494 892192 (Text Relay 18001 01494 892192)

Great Missenden is a village in the heart of the Buckinghamshire countryside, situated about 20 miles northwest of London, easily accessible by rail and road links. Check our location on the map.

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By train

Great Missenden is served by a train service direct from London Marylebone (45 minute journey) and Aylesbury (15 minute journey). It's a quick and easy walk from the station to the Museum.

See the Chiltern Railways website for an up-to-date timetable and details of engineering works which may affect the line.


By car

Great Missenden is situated just off the A413.
From the M4, exit at Junction 8/9 onto the A404 towards High Wycombe.
From the M40, exit at Junction 4 onto the A4128 towards High Wycombe.
From the M25, exit at Junction 16 onto the M40 towards Oxford.
Use the Highways Agency website to help plan your journey. 



The Museum is situated on the historic High Street of Great Missenden. There is a pay and display car park on Link Road, less than 5 minutes walk away at HP16 9AE; please visit the Chiltern District website for details about parking charges (Ringo app payment available - free parking on Sundays). Visitors may also use the station car park at HP16 9AZ; see the Chiltern Railways website for more information. 

If parking anywhere else in the village, please park in designated parking spaces and be aware of any time restrictions. 


By bus

The Arriva Bus Company runs a regular bus service between Great Missenden and High Wycombe (route 41) Monday to Saturday. Redline Buses run services to Aylesbury, Wendover, Amersham and Chesham Monday to Friday.
Please check in advance for up-to-date service details.Use the Travel line South East website to help plan your journey by public transport.

Coaches. Please use the nearby coach drop-off point near the Buryfield car park, entrance on Link Road as couches are not allowed along the High Street. Download the coach instructions from the Schools section of the site for further details.


By bike

The Museum is well suited to visiting by bike. There are various national cycleways that weave through the village. You can find out more about local on the Sustrans website, where you can also find great tips for cycling with kids.



If you need a taxi whilst in Great Missenden you can find Kingshill Cars at the station.