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Tom Brown's School Museum (England)
Established1984 (1984)
Location Uffington, Oxfordshire, England
Coordinates 51°36′04″N1°33′54″W / 51.6012°N 1.5651°W / 51.6012; -1.5651
Type Local museum
FounderJohn Little
CuratorGarry Gibbons

Tom Brown's School Museum is a local museum in the village of Uffington (near Faringdon), Oxfordshire, England. [1] [2] [3] It was opened in 1984. [4]


The museum covers local history, archaeology, the author Thomas Hughes (1822–1896, author of Tom Brown's School Days ), the poet laureate Sir John Betjeman (1906–1984, who lived in the village), [5] and the nearby ancient Uffington White Horse. The museum is close to the churchyard and is housed in a 17th-century schoolroom that was featured in the novel Tom Brown's School Days. [6]

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