Buckinghamshire County Museum
Church St, Aylesbury HP20 2QP, UK
About Buckinghamshire County Museum
Buckinghamshire County Museum in the heart of historic Aylesbury is a fascinating place to visit for all ages. Discover the county's natural and cultural heritage together with an exciting program of changing exhibitions and events throughout the year. Buckinghamshire's rich heritage is showcased through collections of archaeology, geology, costume, coins, and wildlife.
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Buckinghamshire is a ceremonial county in South East England that borders Greater London to the south-east, Berkshire to the south, Oxfordshire to the west, Northamptonshire to the north, Bedfordshire to the north-east and Hertfordshire to the east.