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Maidenhead Heritage Centre

18 Park Street, Maidenhead SL6 1SL, England
+44 1628 780555
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Small but most interesting museum type but also information centre. Includes a remarkable spitfire... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
peterfhouse
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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Very interesting place to visit

I arranged a spitfire simulator flight for my husband’s birthday. We were made to feel so welcome... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
SallyK316
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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18 Park Street, Maidenhead SL6 1SL, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Small but most interesting museum type but also information centre. Includes a remarkable spitfire cockpit experience so slightly unusual.

Thank peterfhouse
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I arranged a spitfire simulator flight for my husband’s birthday. We were made to feel so welcome and the tour of the exhibition was great. The flight was fab great fun. Would highly recommend.

1  Thank SallyK316
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We popped in pre football match. It’s laid out really well, has some excellent pieces and you can actually interact with a lot of it. Definitely worth a stop if you’re new to the area and want an overview of the history.

1  Thank pk_1878
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Visited with my daughter and was made to feel very welcome. The exhibition of the flyers who moved planes during the war was fascinating. The heritage centre is small but vibrant with enthusiastic staff and helpers who are uber keen to share the local history....More

2  Thank paulgreyn0lds
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

This place is a hidden gem, full of interesting and well thought out displays about the local area. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable and more than willing to answer questions and/or point out the highlights if you don't have too long. We were a...More

3  Thank pinkngreendaisy
Reviewed 23 September 2017

I have to say I spent two hours or so here, having a very nice afternoon indeed. The staff are incredibly friendly and very knowledgeable. We had essentially a tour guide all to ourselves, who took us around and told us so many interesting stories...More

3  Thank Garry M
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Interesting artifacts ......very well displayed.Lots of interesting things for younger children..ie dressing up clothes.Good selection of things to buy.Free entry.Simulator was good although you have to pay for this.

1  Thank eveashe
Richard P, Chairman at Maidenhead Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thanks for your review, especially for your comments about interesting things for younger children and the selection of items for sale in our shop. We may be a small museum, but we have a lot to offer. And we are only 15 minutes from Windsor!

Reviewed 14 September 2017

Very friendly staff.Interesting artifacts ..Roman skeleton found in Bray.Also a gorgeous picture of Boulters Lock painted in 19th C ...worth having a good look at!! Taken upstairs by a very knowledgable guide Nick Brett who told us all about the ATA and then my son...More

2  Thank PatrickAshe123
Reviewed 8 September 2017

There was a lovely interesting lady on the desk as we went in and we spent time looking at the History of Maidenhead and although we aren't from that area it still was very much worth a visit.

Thank elphicka
Richard P, Chairman at Maidenhead Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Thank you for your kind review of our great little museum. I will ensure that your comments reach the volunteer on the desk when you visited; we pride ourselves on our friendly staff.

Reviewed 5 September 2017

We booked this trip, organised and run by the Maidenhead Heritage Centre, as a company outing. It was easy to park the cars in the car park across the road from Maidenhead Promenade and embarkation/disembarkation was also straightforward. The boat, operated by French Brothers, had...More

1  Thank PKSnr
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soniasmithyman
7 September 2016|
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Response from Richard P | Property representative |
Hi, so sorry that your question seemed to have slipped through the net. Our usual Trip advisor person has been off sick for the past few months. Anyway, it is absolutely free entry to the ground floor exhibitions. The... More
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