From Market Town To Metro-Land

Discover Amersham’s History

The museum is closed for the winter, we will reopen on Saturday 11th February 2023.

(Banner Image courtesy of Mark Lewis)


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



Create! Making Medicines – Half-Term Activity

Wednesday 15th February, 1-4pm, £5 per child, drop-in Join in with our Sickness and Health medical history exhibition. Design and make medicine bottles, learn about first aid, sight tests and…

Up close and personal session

Get up close to objects from the Museum's collection in our new monthly small group sessions. February’s object is a medicine chest sold by Haddon's Pharmacy in the early 20th century.…

Reminiscence Group at Amersham Library

Fancy meeting new people? Learning more about the history of the local area? Come along to our Reminiscence sessions at Amersham Library, run in collaboration with Amersham Museum. Share stories…
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200 Club Draw

The monthly draw for January has just been done and the winner is: No. 67 John Hannacher £100 If you would like to join the…

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New research shines a fascinating light on the long-hidden history of a Second World War School For Secret Agents at Roughwood Park, Chalfont St Giles.…

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Amersham Toys

Our page on Amersham Toys has recently been expanded with an article for Bucks Free Press by Alison Bailey. Click on this link to view…

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January Sale of 2023 Museum Calendar

The price has been reduced to £5 from £8.50 Click on this link to order.

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Plan Your Visit

49 High Street
Old Amersham

01494 723700
[email protected]

The museum is closed for the winter, we will reopen on Saturday 11th February 2023.

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

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