From Market Town To Metro-Land

Discover Amersham’s History

Amersham Museum reopened in summer 2017 after a major refurbishment. The new museum includes a glass reception area, a complete redisplay of the collection and a new activity and temporary exhibition space. The museum’s medieval hall house is now more clearly visible for visitors to see and enjoy.

Throughout the museum there are opportunities to explore Amersham’s past through maps, photos, objects and documents.

There are hands-on activities, discovery boxes with handling objects and multimedia tablets which provide access to the museum’s wider archive.

The museum’s herb garden has been expanded and is now accessible to people in wheelchairs. There are also improved facilities including an accessible toilet, baby changing and a lift with access to the activity space. 

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Featured Events

Talk: The Long Battle: The Women’s Suffrage Collection in the Women’s Library

Dr Debbie Challis, Education and Outreach Officer at the Women’s Library, will provide an introduction to the material relating to the campaign for women’s suffrage held in the Women’s Library…

Amersham’s Women at War Open Afternoon

A special open afternoon about local women who fought for suffrage and supported the war effort. Listen to talks about our local women, make suffrage brooches and protest posters and…

Home: Social Housing Exhibition

Find out about the history of social housing in Amersham from the almshouses to modern day council houses.
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Women at War #4: Catherine Courtauld (1878-1972)

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Women at War #3: Margaret MacDonald (1870-1911)

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2019 Events programme

Our 2019 events programme is ready to see! Hope to see you at one of our events. 

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Women at War #2: Eleanora Pemberton

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Plan Your Visit

49 High Street
Old Amersham
Buckinghamshire
HP7 0DP

01494 723700
info@amershammuseum.org

OPENING TIMES

Open Wednesday to Sunday, 12 noon to 4.30pm until the end of November.

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

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