Visit the ‘Splenderific’ Roald Dahl Museum in London
|Those who have grown up reading Roald Dahl’s books, hold a soft spot for the author who lit up their childhood with magical literature.
The Roald Dahl Museum is a must-see for fans of the novelist. A registered charity, the story centre has been dubbed a ‘cosy nook’ and resides in Buckinghamshire; a town on the outskirts of London. Known as the Roald Dahl town, the architecture of Bucks has influenced London’s property market and can be seen in the design of Clapham flats.
Highlights of Roald Dahl’s biographically-themed house include his writing hut, complete with all of its original contents and furnishings. Visitors can also sit in Roald Dahl’s chair, the spot where the author spent most of his time. Delightful interactive exhibits are also on display, acting as visual time-machines that transport visitors back to the life and times of Roald Dahl.
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|According to estate agents Notting Hill, children who visit the museum have written letters to the deceased author after visiting the museum, expressing their wish that he was still around to see the legacy of his work. A personal connection with the novelist who has written a magical haven into being, Dahl’s young followers are fixated with the space where their favourite books were formed.
A Roald Dahl biography in house form, the museum is truly a flushbunkingly gloriumptious tribute to the author who spent 36 years of his life in the little town of Great Missenden and who asked that his writing manuscripts remain in the UK.