From Market Town To Metro-Land

Discover Amersham’s History


Our Museum

Amersham Museum reopened in summer 2017 after a major refurbishment and expansion. The museum’s medieval hall house is now more clearly visible for visitors to see and enjoy. The new museum displays explore life in the town in 1580, 1775, 1892, 1939 and 1964. Complete your visit with a wander through our wonderful herb garden, which is packed with plants used for medicinal purposes.

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




Amersham Martyrs Community Play, New production

In 1521 five men and one woman were sentenced to be burned because they were Lollards who insisted on reading the Bible in English and praying to God directly in English rather than in Latin through their parish priest. The Amersham Martyrs Community Play was first presented in 2001 and repeated in 2004, 2011 and 2016. The 2022 performance commemorates the five hundred years’ anniversary of these events.

Click on this link to view photographs of the 2022 production.





Amersham Museum Golf Day

Amersham Museum Golf Day Golfers can join us for this fundraising event on the 4th August 2022 at Harewood Downs Golf Club Cokes Lane, Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, HP8 4TA…
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In Other News

200 Club – June Draw

The winning number is: No.6 Stuart Jaggard wins £100 If you would like to join the 200 Club, please click on this link.

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Amersham Museum GOLF DAY

4th August 2022 18 Holes singles Stableford At Harewood Downs Golf Club Cokes Lane, Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, HP8 4TA Entry Fee: £70 per person…

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Welcoming our new Museum Director, Briony Hudson

Briony studied History at Cambridge University and Museum Studies at Leicester University. She started her career in museums as diverse as Hereford Cider Museum, the…

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Elly Bazigos Exhibition

We’re delighted to be exhibiting the work of artist Elly Bazigos. With the support of the South-East Museums Development Fund we commissioned Elly to design…

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Plan Your Visit

49 High Street
Old Amersham

01494 723700
[email protected]

We are open from Wednesday to Sunday, 12 noon until 4:30pm.

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

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