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Modelling the past for the future. The benchmark for modelling excellence. Pendon's centrepiece exhibition of the Vale of White Horse is a re-creation of the rural landscape of the 1920s and 30s in breathtaking detail. Pendon is also home to our...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
High Street, Long Wittenham, Abingdon OX14 4QD, England
All reviews attention to detail white horse great afternoon tucked away the ground floor display boards enjoyable visit model railway entrance fee two hours all ages young children couple of hours model making audio guide rural life trains running
Fantastic old scenes taken from multiple places around the area form the main display upstairs.
Audio guides are available to guide you round the building. There are also staff about to tell you more about the display and details.
Treated to a night scene on...More
This museum of rural life in miniature recreates the Vale of the White Horse (Oxfordshire) in incredible detail. Built over a period of 60 years of dedication by its founder. The museum is now housed in a purpose built building. This was my first visit,...More
Excellent and unique ‘museum’. Static and working train layouts extremely well presented and of interest to all ages. On going works on the main layout i.e the ‘Vale of The White Horse’ with the scale models of existing and buildings from the recent past is...More
Living locally I visited Pendon today as it is over ten years since my last visit. I was very impressed. The models - both trains and buildings are really good. Great for model enthusiasts and photographers but also for families.
Locals please note Pendon will...More
This volunteer-run museum is part model railway, part tiny doll’s house, part rural archive. It’s housed in a large industrial unit in a back garden along a country track in a small village between Didcot and Oxford. As befits a world in miniature, the site...More
Came here for a couple of hours last weekend. Not the sort of place we would usually visit but thoroughly enjoyed it. All staff very friendly and knowledgeable. Exhibits were amazing and far exceeded our expectations. Would really recommend
Run by a team of enthusiastic volunteers who delight in answering your questions, this is superb little museum. It's suitable for adults and children and it take ages to go round if you're observant of detail that's the product of great skill.
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Local museum run by enthusiastic volunteers and staff who are keenly interested in the skills of model making
Visited with friends (all adults) and we marveled at the minute details of towns that were represented here
Ideal for families with children I’d think