Main Gallery

Housed in the grand chamber of the former Magistrates Court, our Main Gallery takes you on an exciting journey through history.

Immerse yourself in the rich history of Thame dating back over 6000 years. Discover how people lived here in Prehistoric, Roman and Saxon times; during the Elizabethan Age, the Civil War and through to the twentieth century.

Wall panels tell the Story of Thame, alongside artefacts used by Thame residents throughout history.

Victorian Pram

18th century Gentleman’s Silk Waistcoat

Elizabethan Child’s Shoe

17th Century Trade Token

An Early Vacuum Cleaner

Listen to a collection of audio recordings of Thame residents reminiscing about bygone days. Excerpts of some of these can be found in our History Podcasts here

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