Women at War #2: Eleanora Pemberton

This is the second in a series of posts to celebrate Women’s History Month. We will be featuring amazing, local women who lived locally 100 years ago, campaigning for women’s suffrage and supporting the war effort.  #2 Eleanora Pemberton (1885-1994) Born in Kensington, Eleanora Pemberton moved to Cokes Lane, Chalfont St Giles, with her family […]

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Women at War #1: Car and Josephine Richardson

This is the first in a series of posts to celebrate Women’s History Month. We will be featuring amazing, local women who lived locally 100 years ago, campaigning for women’s suffrage and supporting the war effort.  #1 Car (1873-1959) and Josephine Richardson (1869-1945) Sisters Josephine and Car Richardson, of Tithe Barn, Bois Lane, who were also […]

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Amersham Museum Re-opens for February Half-Term

After a short winter closure the museum will re-open on Saturday 16th February. We will then be open Wednesday-Sunday 12 noon to 4.30pm until the end of November. Group and school visits can be made at other times, with prior agreement with the museum. 

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Stony Dean Fossils and Fossil Hunters Artist-led Project

In 2018, as part of Amersham Museum’s People’s Story of Amersham in the 20th Century project, supported by HLF, our Learning Officer Georgina and Education Volunteer Mary were lucky enough to work on an extended project with local special school Stony Dean to support their history topic of dinosaurs, fossils and paleontologists. The school selected 18 girls […]

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Suffragette Voices Talk

Antonia Raeburn’s “The Militant Suffragettes”, published in 1973, has been described as a ‘forgotten classic’.  It is the Suffragette story, told where possible in their words, taken from numerous personal recordings she made at the time. Much of the recorded material has remained unheard and Antonia will present it together with the contemporary relevant illustrations.  […]

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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.

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