From Market Town To Metro-Land

Discover Amersham’s History


We are currently closed for our annual winter break.
We re-open on Saturday 9th March.


While we are closed to visitors, we are planning exhibitions, applying for grants, researching Amersham’s history, re-organising storage areas, devising sessions for schools, cataloguing collections, cleaning our displays, maintaining our buildings, refreshing our website, welcoming school and community groups, training new volunteers, writing new guided walks, choosing new stock for our shop…


Our Museum

Based largely in a medieval hall house, Amersham Museum explores life in the town’s past through intriguing objects and local stories. Sit at the Tudor dinner table, relax in the 1930s living room, or listen to stories in Ron Haddock’s 1960s record shop. Investigate our timeline display from fossils to dolls houses, and medieval tiles to historical maps. Visit our changing exhibition programme, join a guided walk, take part in an activity session, or wander through our medicinal herb garden. Click on this link to download our 2024 leaflet.



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




Golf Day 2024

We’re running a golf day again this year at Harewood Downs Golf Club. For more information or to register please email Richard England  
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In Other News

200 Club Draw

One winner this month: Jill Mace No. 48. £100   If you would like to join the 200 Club, please click on this link.

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200 Club Draw

One winner this month: Peter Williams No. 32. £100   If you would like to join the 200 Club, please click on this link.

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Creating Connections at Amersham Museum

We’re thrilled to announce that the Rothschild Foundation has awarded Amersham Museum a grant of £72,000 from its Strategic Fund for a three year project…

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New Chair of Trustees at Amersham Museum.

We’re delighted to announce that Martin Day has been appointed as the new Chair of Trustees at Amersham Museum. Martin lives in Old Amersham and…

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Plan Your Visit

We are currently closed for our Winter break.

We will re-open in March 2024.


49 High Street
Old Amersham

01494 723700
[email protected]


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

“Visited Amersham museum yesterday – lovely place, provides many details on the history of the place. Plenty of cute cafes, pubs and shops around also… not difficult to find free parking nearby. ”

“A well-run, informative and interesting small museum on the main street. It’s mostly volunteer-run and they do a great job in keeping it and making you feel welcome…Check out the herb garden too.”

“Enjoyable film and television location guided walk around Amersham hosted by Amersham Museum – here are the Sun Houses on Highover Park and further up the hill is High & Over.”

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