AIM_size_designation Small Museum (up to 20,000 visitors p.a.)
Accreditation Unaccredited
Address_line_1 West Berkshire Museum
Address_line_2 4 Toomers Wharf
Admin_hierarchy /England/South East (English Region)/West Berkshire (English UA)
Deprivation_index 4
Deprivation_index_crime 2
Deprivation_index_education 3
Deprivation_index_employment 5
Deprivation_index_health 6
Deprivation_index_housing 3
Deprivation_index_income 5
Deprivation_index_services 6
Founder small group of ballonists
Geodemographic_group Thriving Rural
Geodemographic_group_code 1br
Geodemographic_group_name_long 1br-Thriving Rural
Geodemographic_subgroup Rural Growth Areas
Geodemographic_subgroup_code 1b2r
Geodemographic_subgroup_name_long 1b2r-Rural Growth Areas
Geodemographic_supergroup Affluent England
Geodemographic_supergroup_code 1r
Geodemographic_supergroup_name_long 1r-Affluent England
Governance Independent-Not_for_profit
Latitude 51.40174
Longitude -1.323098
Name_of_museum British Balloon Museum & Library Ltd
Notes Museum was located at the West Berkshire Museum (mm.domus.SE084) but was forced to leave in 2008. Still a going concern but has no permanent premises. No. 281331
Postcode RG14 1DY
Primary_provenance_of_data aim
Region_country South East
Size small
Size_prov aim_size_designation
Subject_Matter Other
Town_or_City Newbury
Year_closed 2008:2008
Year_opened 1979:1979
media 0
project_id mm.aim.0127