Discover the wonderful watercolours of local artist Car Richardson, who lived in Chesham Bois. This exhibition, which features many previously unseen works, focuses on her paintings of local people, places and events from the end of WWI to the 1940s. The exhibition is available to see during normal opening hours until 29th April.Read More
Kick-start your Christmas shopping in style at Amersham Museum’s Christmas Fair! Choose beautiful, handmade Christmas gifts at the museum’s fair, on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd December. From 10am-4pm you can shop for a wide range of crafts from local makers. There will be stalls selling paintings, cards, ceramics, textiles, floral decorations, jewellery and woodturned objects. There […]Read More
Years 1 and 2 of St Mary’s Church of England Primary School became curators for the day on Friday 17th November at Amersham Museum. The children have worked with the museum for the last two months, resulting in an exhibition which their families were invited to view. The project was part of Takeover Day, a national […]Read More
Amersham Museum is launching a new project to support older, isolated people, with the support of the Santander Foundation, Tesco Bags of Help and Chiltern District Council. The ‘Age Friendly’ project will develop a range of innovative, creative programmes aimed at reaching more vulnerable members of the local community. Emily Toettcher, the museum’s curator, explained […]Read More
Authors Helen Fry and Derek Nudd will be meeting visitors and signing their new wartime books in the museum on Friday 6th October. Drop into the museum between 2pm-4pm to meet Helen and Derek. Usual admissions apply. London Cage In 1940, behind locked doors in Kensington Palace Gardens on one of London’s most exclusive streets, […]Read More
On a wonderful warm summer’s evening Amersham Museum was formally opened by our Patron, Earl Howe. Over 150 supporters came to the museum to celebrate our re-opening. Guests included our amazing team of volunteers, grant givers and donors, Cheryl Gillan MP as well as members of Chiltern District Council. Thanks to everyone for their support and […]Read More
After four years of planning and fundraising and a 10 month closure, Amersham Museum reopened on Wednesday 12th July. The museum has undergone a substantial expansion, into the neighbouring Victorian building. The work has resulted in the creation of a new, stunning glass reception space, new exhibition space, a wonderful activity space and new dedicated stores for the museum’s […]Read More
The newly-enlarged museum is open every Wednesday through to Sunday from 12 noon – 4.30pm from Wednesday 12th July. Adults entrance costs £3.00 with child entrance free. The expansion of the museum provides significantly improved conditions for the storage of our collections plus room for the museum to develop the collection in the future. It […]Read More
Join us for an afternoon of memory sharing on Monday 5th December, 2pm-4pm. We would love to hear your stories of working at Goya. The session will take place in the Large Barn Hall, Community Centre, Chiltern Avenue, Amersham-on-the-Hill, HP6. Tea, coffee and cake served. Contact Emily@amershammusuem.org or 01494 723700 for more information.Read More
Plan Your Visit
49 High Street
In 2018, the museum is open from 10th February, every Wednesday to Sunday (and Bank Holiday Mondays) from 12 noon to 4.30pm.
We are open throughout the week for groups, schools, workshops and special events.
£3 Adults | Children are free
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