Buckingham Old Gaol Museum

Buckingham Old Gaol was one of the first purpose-built town gaols, and now houses the town Museum, its gift shop, and the Tourist Information Centre.

The Museum contains 12 display areas tracing the history of this historic market town and its rural surroundings. It also houses the Flora Thompson (Lark Rise to Candleford) Collection, including some costumes and props from the highly-acclaimed BBC television series; and many artefacts from Buckinghamshire Military Museum Trust. The prisoners’ Exercise Yard now has a glazed roof, enabling it to hold occasional additional exhibitions as well as being used for talks and lectures. It is also available for private and corporate hire for parties, meetings etc.

£1.50 off family ticket prices.

How to Redeem: Present your Max Card on arrival.
Terms and Conditions: • Overall cost with Max Card discount is £7.50.

• Family ticket is inclusive of two adults and up to three children.

• Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer.

• Management reserves the right to refuse admission.

Working Hours

Please click here for opening times.

Contact Details

01280 823020
The Old Gaol, Market Hill, Buckingham,


£1.50 off family ticket prices.