A TALK BY JULIAN HUNT, 1ST MARCH AT 2:30 PM The landscape of North Buckinghamshire is full of ridge and furrow, the remains of common arable fields where each strip […]

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Amersham’s Link to Whaling

The Wellerman – Amersham’s unexpected link to whaling and the social media craze for sea shanties You may be aware that this is the chorus of a sea shanty that […]

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JANUARY 2021 MARKS THE 140TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE WORST BLIZZARD IN RECENT BRITISH HISTORY. In mid January 1881 there was bitterly cold weather throughout Wales and southern England below the […]

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Amersham Home Guard

The museum has received some documents about Major Marston of Chenies Manor who commanded the 11th Bucks Battalion of the Home Guard. They were donated by Colonel Marston’s grandson Charles […]

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Douglas Lionel Mays

A new article on former local resident, Douglas Lionel Mays by Alison Bailey. D L Mays (as he was usually known) was a Punch cartoonist and an illustrator of children’s […]

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200 Club Monthly Draw Winner

The winners in reverse order of our bumper Christmas 2020 draw are: 3rd= number 10, Val Russell £50 3rd= number 61, Susan Gotch £50 2nd number 41, Liz Chalmers £100 […]

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Amersham Museum is awarded the Sandford Award!

We’re absolutely delighted to announce that we have been awarded a 2020 Sandford Award for education. The award recognises high-quality formal education programmes, run at heritage sites across Britain. The […]

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Plan Your Visit

49 High Street
Old Amersham

01494 723700
[email protected]

We open Wednesdays to Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays, 12noon until 4:30pm.

“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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