We’ve prepared a set of slides as an introduction to Maidenhead’s fascinating history from the earliest times. You can view the whole exhibition (35 slides) or select the parts that interest you. There’s a competition available too.
Complete ‘Jewel of The Thames’ flipbook
Competition – ‘Home of the Rich and Famous’ (with answers)
A Very Brief History of Maidenhead
The following PDFs are available to download for reference.
Teachers: You are welcome to download the slides and use them as teaching resources.
Parts I and II are suitable for KS1, Part III for KS2. Maidenhead Heritage Centre also offers a range of workshops for KS1 and KS2 that can be delivered at the museum or in your classroom. See School Groups & Visits for more information.
- Part I – Early times to 18th Century
- Part II – The Victorian & Edwardian Eras
- Part III – 20th & 21st Centuries
- The Complete exhibition
- Competition – ‘Home of the Rich and Famous’ (with answers)
Visit our other online exhibitions to read more about the history of Maidenhead.