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

Walks of Amersham Old Town

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…

Tudor Walks

Last Saturday of the month, April to September, 2.30pm, £3 per person, children free These walks tell you about life - and death - in Amersham in Tudor times; food…

Walks of Amersham Old Town

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…
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Car Richardson Exhibition

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…

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Buy Local Gifts at Amersham Museum’s Christmas Fair, 2nd & 3rd December

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.…

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The Children of St Mary’s Takeover Amersham Museum!

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…

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Amersham Museum Receives Support for Age Friendly Project

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…

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Plan Your Visit

49 High Street
Old Amersham
Buckinghamshire
HP7 0DP

01494 723700
info@amershammuseum.org

OPENING TIMES
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!”

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