200 Club Monthly Draw Winner

November’s winners of the £100 cash prize with number 63 are Alison & John Bailey.   There is a big bonus draw for December, with a first prize of £400 […]

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Amersham’s Anti-Slavery Movement

In this new article by Alison Bailey, she looks at Amersham’s Anti-Slavery Movement. In March 1824 Captain Thomas Tyrwhitt-Drake, MP, presented parliament with a petition for the abolition of colonial slavery […]

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Ernest (George) Weller

An interesting account of a local family written during WWII by Ernest (George) Weller and provided by his daughter Sheila Maureen Boyle – nee Weller. I do not expect the […]

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Reminiscence at Home Sessions

This was a project designed to reach out to people in their homes, who may have trouble getting out, and help them record their Life Story. Everyone has a story […]

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Chilterns Walking Festival

As part of this years Chilterns Walking Festival, Martin Pounce will host this walk on Wednesday 21st and Saturday 31st October. A poor king and rich commoners create a unique […]

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During the 1950s and early 1960s there was a small, private ‘kindergarten’ school located on Bois Lane, Chesham Bois called The Chiltern School although widely known as Giffies.   Click […]

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VJ Day – 75 Years Anniversary

On 15th August this year (2020) we will mark 75 years since VJ Day, the day when Japan surrendered, effectively signalling the end of WWII. Covid-19 will prevent some of […]

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Arthur Machen

Arthur Machen wasa a briefly notorious author of the 1890s’ ‘Decadent’ movement in literature – but that was all long before he came to live in Amersham in 1929. In […]

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LADY AMY BYNG HALL SCOTT

In this new article by Alison Bailey, she looks at the life of Lady Amy Scott of Red Leys, Chestnut Lane, Chesham Bois, the house took a direct hit from […]

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Plan Your Visit

49 High Street
Old Amersham
Buckinghamshire
HP7 0DP

01494 723700
info@amershammuseum.org

OPENING TIMES

DECEMBER OPENING

The museum is open just for the next two weekends – 5th/6th/12th/13th 12-4.30pm

The Christmas shop (only and not the museum) is open

  • Thursday 3rd – 10am-2pm
  • Friday 4th – 4pm-7pm
  • Monday to Friday 7th to 11th – 10am-2pm
  • Monday to Thursday 14th to 17th – 10am-2pm

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

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