From Market Town To Metro-Land

Discover Amersham’s History

Please note that there is no parking on the High Street in Old Amersham from Tuesday 23 to Friday 26 May inclusive because of road resurfacing works. We apologies for any inconvenience caused



Our Museum

Based largely in a medieval hall house, Amersham Museum explores life in the town in 1580, 1775, 1892, 1939 and 1964. Sit at the Tudor dinner table, relax in the 1930s living room, or listen to stories in Ron Haddock’s 1960s record shop. Visit our changing exhibition programme, join a guided walk, take part in an activity session, or wander through our medicinal herb garden.




Support Us

We are an independent museum and registered charity, run almost entirely by volunteers. We do not receive funding from local or central government. Donations help support the running costs of the museum and the creation of special projects with community groups, older people and schools. Find out more about how you can support the museum



Maud Grieve

Image credit: RHS Lindley Library Free with museum entrance. Join Claire de Carle, Chair of Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust, and expert on the amazing life and work of Maud Grieve (1858-1941).…

Talk: Destination Amersham. How Amersham has always been a place of refuge.

King’s Church, Raans Road, Amersham HP6 6LX Monday 19 June 7:30pm to 9pm. Join local historian Alison Bailey for a free illustrated talk that explores the diverse communities that have…

Up Close and Personal session – Toys

Wednesday 21 June, 1pm.  Get up close to objects from the Museum’s collection in our new monthly small group sessions. June’s objects are all toys, made and played with in…
Take me to metro-land

In Other News

Lacemakers at the Museum

Come and see the traditional craft of lacemaking in action! On Sunday 28 May we will have volunteer lacemakers demonstrating how bobbin lace in made…

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A new article by Alison Bailey.  Grade II Listed Newland Park in Chalfont St Peter was once a grand country estate in hundreds of acres,…

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200 Club Draw

Three winners this month all for £100: ¨¨¨ No1 Ernest Newhouse No 12 Linda Gould No 2  Richard English If you would like to join…

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Nick’s Shakespeare Walk – Stratford to The Globe Theatre

Nick Gammage will be “walking in the footsteps of William Shakespeare” to raise funds for the museum which is now registered with Just Giving.  Interesting…

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Plan Your Visit

49 High Street
Old Amersham

01494 723700
[email protected]

We open Wednesdays to Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays, 12noon until 4:30pm.

“Enjoyed our visit to this wonderful interactive museum where you are positively encouraged to touch things!”

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