Join a guided walk of Amersham Old Town for a fascinating insight into the history of the town, its inhabitants and its development. Here you will see many of the details of the town that you may never have noticed before. The walk is approximately one hour and a half in duration.The walks leave from the museum at 2.30pm every Sunday from the beginning of April to the end of September. £3 for adults, children are free.
Join a guided Tudor Walk to learn about life – and death – in 16th century Amersham – food and drink, clothing, health and the Lollards martyrs. These walks are led by guides in Tudor costume and start from the museum at 2.30pm on the last Saturday of the month, April to September. £3 for adults, children are free.
The museum welcomes pre-arranged walks for groups outside normal museum opening hours, during the day or in the evening. Special walks for groups or schools can be organised at any time of the year. Visits to the museum or for a guided walk cost £5 per person or £8 for both a walk and a museum visit.
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Every Sunday, April to October, 2.30pm, £3 per person, children free A walk around Old Amersham viewing the old buildings which make Old Amersham unique. The talk explains the history of the town and covers the High Street and Broadway plus St. Mary’s church, School Close and Mill Lane and the Platt and Whielden Street. 1 1/2 - 2 hours.Find out more »
Last Saturday of the month, April to September, 2.30pm, £3 per person, children free These walks tell you about life - and death - in Amersham in Tudor times; food and drink, work and housing, fairs and markets, sickness and cures, clothing, and ghosts and religious beliefs. Costumed guides will tell you about the Lollard martyrs as you visit some of the places relevant to their story. Note the walk includes a steady climb through fields to the martyrs memorial. Walks start at…Find out more »
Sunday 20th May, Wednesday 23rd May, 11am, £3 per person, children free Discover one of the most important architects in Amersham’s 20th century development, J H Kennard. Join this walk around Amersham-on-the-Hill and find out about the many projects undertaken by this arts & crafts architect. The walk starts outside Amersham station and lasts 1 ½ to 2 hours. Booking required. Booking required. Contact the curator, Emily Toettcher, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org to book.Find 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
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