Christmas Through the Ages

10 December 2022, 11am – 7pm
Experience life at Christmas during Tudor, Georgian and Victorian times in our family fun event.

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A fantastic Christmassy family fun day!

11am – 5pm
Get a taste of what Christmas was like in the Tudor, Georgian and Victorian ages in our Christmas through the Ages day. Enjoy seeing the Museum beautifully decorated throughout with traditional decorations. Write your  letter to Father Christmas and have fun sealing it with wax seals. Get crafty and make your own gilded walnuts to hang on your tree at home. Discover why the Tudors made Pomanders and have a go at making your own to take home.


1pm – Find out what sort of games people used to play in the Tudor, Georgian and Victorian ages to keep them entertained and have a go yourselves. Plus join in some traditional dancing in the garden (weather permitting).


11.30am and repeated at 3pm – Learn more from our ‘Tastes through Time’ talk.


5pm – 7pm
As the evening draws in, watch, listen and join in with our Carol and Christmas song concert in the garden (weather permitting) with the wonderful St Mary’s Choir, I Have a Voice Too and Aylesbury Rock Choir.


Christmas Through the Ages Tickets

Adults† £8

Children† £12

Under 3 year olds FREE

Family of 4 – £38†  (2 adults + 2 children or 1 adult + 3 children)

Family of 5 – £45†  (2 adults +3 children or 1 adult + 4 children)


What does your ticket include?

The whole Discover Bucks Museum site including:

  • Christmas through the Ages event and activities, including the ‘Tastes through Time’ talk
  • Christmassy Roald Dahl Children’s Gallery entry (book your timed hour slot at reception when you arrive)
  • Christmas Trail
  • New Your Amazing Brain exhibition
  • Discover Bucks Galleries
  • Carol Concert with St Mary’s Church choir, Community Choir ‘I Have a Voice too’, & Aylesbury Rock Choir


This is a special event day and an event charge applies to all bookings. Please note the ‘Christmas through the Ages’ ticket will be the only tickets valid on the 10 December 2022. We will not be accepting any Discover Passes, Explorer passes or Adventure passes on this day.


Kid’s Lunchboxes

There will be Christmassy themed Kid’s lunchboxes to buy on the day. Children will be able to pick and mix from a selection of items to make up their very own lunch box. Choose and purchase from our museum café, there are also paninis and light snacks, hot and cold drinks plus cakes to tempt you with.


†Prices include a minimum 10% voluntary donation to enable the Museum to collect gift aid on your admission today.  Discover Bucks Museum and the Roald Dahl Children’s Gallery are part of Bucks County Museum Trust which is a registered charity number 1153345. Thank you for being a Gift Aid visitor.

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