Click on this link to download Amersham Museum’s events leaflet for 2018 giving you details of all our exhibitions, events, walk and clubs for over the coming year. A printed version is available from the museum front desk during opening hours.
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.Find out more »
Join our special project to create your own memory box. Work with museum staff and an artist to bring together special objects, photos and documents to make a box or a book that you can share with friends and family. This is a project open to people of all ages! Booking is required but the sessions are offered for FREE with the support of the Santander Foundation, Tesco Bags for Help and Chiltern District Council. The project runs for six…Find out more »
The Chiltern Club of Arts, a thriving cultural group established in Chesham Bois in 1919, has been relaunched at Amersham Museum. There is a wide range of classes, talks and workshops, delivered by teachers, artists and artisans. Where bookings is required use our website unless detailed otherwise. These free, weekly craft workshops offer a mixed programme of talks and workshops by skilled artists and artisans, plus a chance to have a go yourself. Contact email@example.com or go to our website…Find out more »
Create an impressive display for Easter this year and learn how to make a wonderful Spring table centre. This session is facilitated by Shaw’s of Amersham. Price includes materials, tea, coffee and cake. Booking required. Contact 01494 723700 or firstname.lastname@example.org to book.Find out more »
Every Sunday, April to October, 2.30pm, £3 per person, children free A walk around Old Amersham viewing the old buildings which make Old Amersham unique. The talk explains the history of the town and covers the High Street and Broadway plus St. Mary’s church, School Close and Mill Lane and the Platt and Whielden Street. 1 1/2 - 2 hours.Find out more »
Wednesday 4th & Thursday 5th April 12-4pm Create your own fossilised creatures trapped in amber and turn them into magnets, based on Robin Reid’s fossils in our collection.Find out more »
Amersham Museum runs a monthly reminiscence group where we share our stories and memories from the past. These sessions are both stimulating and fun and give us the opportunity to meet new people. The sessions cost £2 per person and last for around an hour and always include tea, coffee and biscuits. The sessions are on Monday mornings, 10.30am - 11.30am The dates for 2018 are: 5th February, 5th March, 9th April, 14th May, 11th June, 9th July, 10th September,…Find out more »
Wednesday 11th & Thursday 12th April 12-4pm Choose your favourite scene from historic Amersham maps to be turned into a keyring to take home.Find out more »
Mondays (10.15 am – 12.15 pm) 16 & 30 April, 14 & 21 May, 4, 11 & 18 June and 25 June at the National Gallery This eight week course comprising seven interactive workshops introduces participants to seven key paintings at the National Gallery leading to a fun quiz trail and tour at the National Gallery on the eighth week. (Further information about Missenden Arts Club can be found at www.missendenartsclub.wix.com/learning). To make a booking email email@example.com or call Roger…Find out more »
Tuesdays 24 April – 3 July, 1pm – 3pm (no session 29 May) This ten-week course aims to open up the pathos, language and brilliance of Shakespeare’s most powerful play and culminates in a visit to a production at the Globe Theatre. Absolutely no prior knowledge is needed. To make a booking email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01494 773139. £150 includes a copy of the play and theatre ticket, booking required.Find out 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
“Enjoyed our visit to this wonderful interactive museum where you are positively encouraged to touch things!”