Cancellation of Mini Museum tomorrow

Unfortunately there is no Mini Museum session tomorrow, Friday 17th January. We apologise for any inconvenience. The next session is on Friday 14th February, 10am-11.30am     

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Opening Up Literature classes are open to everyone— no prior knowledge needed. All classes take place in the Amersham Museum, Old Amersham. The cost of a ten week course is £150 which includes a copy of the book being studied. The tutor is Mary Sharp. Mary is an experienced broadcaster and teacher with particular expertise […]

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KS3 to support the teaching of women and suffrage in history

With the support of the Heritage Fund Amersham Museum has recently launched new teaching resources for KS3 to support the teaching of women and suffrage in history. Over the last 18 months we’ve been researching the contribution of local women to WWI and the campaign for suffrage. We’ve uncovered some incredible stories which we’ve published […]

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Lest We Forget

by Alison Bailey This week we are wearing our red poppies with pride and many of us will attend moving Remembrance services on Sunday. The British Legion’s soldier silhouette is once again marking the roadsides of many villages in the area. Whilst it is imperative that we remember the terrible sacrifice of a generation of […]

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Mini Museum 18th October

Unfortunately it has been necessary to cancel the Mini Museum session on the 18th October, we apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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Chilterns Heritage Festival

Amersham Museum is proud to be a partner in delivering the Chilterns Heritage Festival this year! Celebrate local heritage & connect with the past with a fortnight of events organised by the. As part of the festival, the museum is hosting a private guided tour on the 27th September.

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Walk: Historic Amersham Top to Bottom

Join Martin Pounce, a long time resident of Amersham, in a short woodland walk from the station. Emerging from the beech wood, you will see Old Amersham spread out beneath you, with its medieval street plan surrounded by fields. Martin Pounce will point out and explain the unique features of the town.  The walk will […]

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Vagabond Notice

Attached to the wall of 60 Broadway is a notice warning vagrants, ballad-singers etc to keep out of the town. This is a grade II listed building, and the notice is part of the listing. In the last year or two, members of the Amersham Society have noticed some deterioration in the notice and the […]

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Plan Your Visit

49 High Street
Old Amersham

01494 723700


Following the new guidance from government we are now working towards re-opening the museum later this summer. We are responding to enquiries  at or on 01494 723700. We hope to welcome you back soon.  

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