The museum is packed with interactive activities for children. Each time zone in the museum has a box containing period specific toys and books, hats to try on and a multimedia tablet quiz. In the 1580s room children can also lay the table, write at the desk and dress up as the master and mistress of the house. There are puzzles in the 1960s zone and in our education space there are always craft activities for families to complete.
There is also a varied programme of activities for families, catering for children of all different ages.
We also run an after-school art club for children aged 7-11. The Chiltern Club of Arts Juniors runs in term-time and students will have a chance to learn about different types of art, local artists, and to try their hand at different art styles. Throughout the half-term students will work towards the Arts Award; a nationally recognised initiative from Arts Council England.
Our club is now full for this term, but please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to be put on our waiting list or for more details.
Supported with investment from the Heritage Lottery Fund and Artswork, the South East Bridge.
Visit the museum for one of our many arts and crafts sessions linking aspects of 20th Century Amersham history with hands-on fun.
Drop-in (unless otherwise stated) and free after admission with the support of the Heritage Lottery Fund. Subject to availability, during busy periods there may be a short wait for some activities. More details on our website.
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Join us this Winter for more Museum Miniaturists workshops! Work with a real artist to create miniature Christmas decorations for our Georgian and WW2 dolls houses for our Christmas window display. This event is aimed at children accompanied by an adult, but may also be suitable for older unaccompanied children. Book now to reserve your free space, or drop-in on the day! (subject to availability)Find out more »
Shop for wonderful Christmas gifts made by local craftspeople. To get you in the Christmas spirit there is carol singing and festive refreshments. Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd December, 11am-4pmFind out more »
Plan Your Visit
49 High Street
In 2018, the museum is open from 10th February, every Wednesday to Sunday (and Bank Holiday Mondays) from 12 noon to 4.30pm.
We are open throughout the week for groups, schools, workshops and special events.
£3 Adults | Children are free
“Enjoyed our visit to this wonderful interactive museum where you are positively encouraged to touch things!”