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Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

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The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre is a museum in the village of Great Missenden in Buckinghamshire, England Children's and short story writer Roald Dahl lived in the village for 36 years until his death in 1990

Contents

  • 1 Overview
  • 2 See also
  • 3 References
  • 4 External links

Overview

The museum was officially opened on 10 June 2005 by Cherie Blair and open to the public on 11 June 2005 It is housed in an old coaching inn and yard, which has been converted into a museum at a cost of £45 million Funding was provided by the Dahl family, Dahl's publishers, charitable foundations and corporate and private donors The museum houses all of Dahl's main papers: his manuscripts, business and personal correspondence and his "Ideas Books" It also offers regular workshops and hosts events that help to enhance creativity and writing skills It is run by an independent registered charity

In 2008 the museum won the "Best Small Visitor Attraction" award from Enjoy England, the website of the country's official tourist board

See also

  • Novels portal
  • Children's literature portal
  • Roald Dahl Children's Gallery — part of the Buckinghamshire County Museum in Aylesbury A children's gallery which uses Roald Dahl as a theme for showing the County Museum's existing historic collection
  • Seven Stories — a museum and visitor centre in Newcastle upon Tyne dedicated to children's literature
  • The Story Museum — a museum based at Rochester House, Pembroke Street in Oxford, England It celebrates, explores and promotes stories in various mediums

References

  1. ^ David Hurst 20 June 2005 Roald Dahl's fantasy factory The Daily Mail
  2. ^ Clarie Heald 11 June, 2005 Chocolate doors thrown open to Dahl BBC News
  3. ^ Charity Commission Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, registered charity no 1085853 

External links

  • Official website

Coordinates: 51°42′10″N 0°42′23″W / 5170278°N 070639°W / 5170278; -070639

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