Whats happening; junior modelling; family trip; Modelling workshops; model railway

Welcome to Pendon Museum

A glimpse of English rural life around 1930 through extraordinary dioramas featuring railways, villages and landscapes.

Museum Open
Museum Open
Museum Open
Museum Open




We will be open on the next Bank Holiday: Monday 29th May.

Our normal opening times are from 11:00 to 16:00.

You can purchase admission tickets in advance (via Eventbrite) or at the museum. 

Please note that online tickets are subject to a convenience fee.

Visitor Advice

What's happening at Pendon

Virtual Tour of the Vale

Virtual Tour of the Vale

Explore some highlights

Explore highlights from the Vale Scene - in preparation for your visit

May half-term Junior Modelling

May half-term Junior Modelling

Hands-on model-making for age 6 and up

Free family drop-in sessions — make your own diorama to take home.

Brickmaking in the Vale

Brickmaking in the Vale

Member Event

Malcolm Smith will describe the history and techniques of brickmaking in Britain, focussing on the brickworks at Childrey that forms the basis of Pendon’s model.

Explore the museum