CWGC Museum Officially Opened
11 December 2013
On Thursday 11 December, His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent,
President of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission(CWGC)
inaugurated a new museum at the CWGC's refurbished
The small museum is now open to the public and the items on
display - including a passport issued to King George V for his
pilgrimage to the war cemeteries of France and Belgium in 1922 -
highlight the CWGC's history and origins. There are
additional facilities, including interactive screens through which
visitors can access the CWGC's casualty records.
The museum is open to the public Monday to Friday, 10am-noon and
2pm-4pm. Our building is wheelchair accessible and all
visitors are asked to sign in to reception upon arrival.
Parties larger than 5 are asked to ring prior to visiting.
Parking and catering facilities are not available onsite, but can
be found in Maidenhead town centre. Our address is 2 Marlow
Road, Maidenhead, SL6 7DX and please contact our Enquiries Team
with all queries on +44 (0)1628 507200.