Come into the garden! The world of plant medicine

Amersham Museum 49, High Street, Old Amersham

Kristine De Block Free with museum entrance Join knowledgeable Medical Herbalist Kristine De Block in our medicinal garden, as she uncovers the compelling world of plant medicine. Spend a gentle afternoon understanding these plants' place in her modern herbal practice. Plus, savour Kristine's personally crafted herbal blends for a taste of nature's goodness. This isn't […]

WALK – EXPANSION OF OLD AMERSHAM

Amersham Museum 49, High Street, Old Amersham

A fascinating walk, led by a guide, around old Amersham. Discover the historic buildings and the interesting stories of the people who lived in and shaped the town in the past. The workhouses of Amersham Coaching inns and 18th and 19th century travel Social housing Cottage industries Post War development:     – Brazils factory […]

Free – £11.00

Singing Group

Amersham Museum 49, High Street, Old Amersham

Join us at our monthly session for a sing-a-long to much loved songs from the 20th century. Everyone is welcome, and no musical experience is necessary. We sing for fun and as a sociable way to get together. The FREE sessions are once a month on a Tuesday from 10am to 11.30am. Just drop in, […]

Walking in Shakespeare’s footsteps: All’s Well That Ends Well

Amersham Museum 49, High Street, Old Amersham

Talk by Nick Gammage Thursday 14 September, 7:30pm. £8 per person including wine/soft drink. Nick Gammage’s recreation of Shakespeare’s walk in the 1580s from Stratford to London took him along old Chilterns roads abandoned for centuries. His discoveries along the 150 mile route included a new unrecorded link between Amersham and the great Lollard revolt […]

£8.00

WALK – EARLY DEVELOPMENT OF AMERSHAM OLD TOWN

Amersham Museum 49, High Street, Old Amersham

A fascinating walk, led by a guide, around old Amersham. Discover the historic buildings and the interesting stories of the people who lived in and shaped the town in the past. Early history of Amersham Local patronage and its influence Parish church and its rectors Brewery and the maltings Town Mill and the Charter Fair […]

Free – £11.00

Sickness and Health in Amersham and surrounding area

Amersham Museum 49, High Street, Old Amersham

Talk by Briony Hudson Monday 18 September 2pm (part of the Chilterns Heritage Festival). More details and book here: Sickness and Health in the Amersham Area Talk - Chiltern Society

WALK – EXPANSION OF OLD AMERSHAM

Amersham Museum 49, High Street, Old Amersham

A fascinating walk, led by a guide, around old Amersham. Discover the historic buildings and the interesting stories of the people who lived in and shaped the town in the past. The workhouses of Amersham Coaching inns and 18th and 19th century travel Social housing Cottage industries Post War development:     – Brazils factory […]

Free – £11.00

Creative Music session

Amersham Museum 49, High Street, Old Amersham

Join us for a session drawing inspiration from music and objects with Gareth John from Chilterns Music Therapy. This free small group session will involve enjoying creating music and stories prompted by historical objects. Tea, coffee and biscuits included. Carers or a supporting family member or friend very welcome. You can attend one session, or […]

Modernism in Metroland

Amersham Museum 49, High Street, Old Amersham

Friday 29 September at 10am as part of the Chiltern Heritage Festival, £10 Adult Sir John Betjeman commented in his 1973 documentary Metro-Land: “All Buckinghamshire was scandalised by the appearance, high above Amersham, of a concrete house in the shape of a letter ‘Y’. It was built for a young professor by a young architect […]

TUDOR WALK IN AMERSHAM

Amersham Museum 49, High Street, Old Amersham

This walk tells 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 […]

Free – £11.00

WALK – EARLY DEVELOPMENT OF AMERSHAM OLD TOWN

Amersham Museum 49, High Street, Old Amersham

A fascinating walk, led by a guide, around old Amersham. Discover the historic buildings and the interesting stories of the people who lived in and shaped the town in the past. Early history of Amersham Local patronage and its influence Parish church and its rectors Brewery and the maltings Town Mill and the Charter Fair […]

Free – £11.00

Plan Your Visit

49 High Street
Old Amersham
Buckinghamshire
HP7 0DP

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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