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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Peace Day in 1919

Nostalgia: Looking back at how Amersham celebrated WW1 Peace Day in 1919 By Joanne Harris To mark the end of World War I, the Government declared a Bank Holiday for a day of Peace celebrations to be held across the UK.  On Saturday 19 July 1919, a large rally took place in London, with more […]

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Amersham Museum’s is recruiting: Education consultant

Chalk, Cherries and Chairs (CCC) This is an exciting new partnership Scheme led by the Chilterns Conservation Board. The five-year Scheme has been awarded a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of £2.4m and will deliver a suite of projects across three key themes: Wildlife & Landscape, Heritage & Landscape and People, Communities & Landscape. Further […]

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Summer Create Sessions

Join us for our Summer 2019 Create Sessions for all the family Design and print a set of greetings cards, based on a design of your home (31/8) Design and make a house-shaped treasure box (7/8) Explore our doll’s house and make a mini interior of your own (14/08) Design and print a set of […]

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Elangeni School Artist-led Project

In Autumn 2018 through to Spring 2019, as part of Amersham Museum’s People’s Story of Amersham in the 20th Century project, supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, our Learning Officer Georgina and professional illustrator Erica Sharp collaborated with KS2 pupils and teachers at Elangeni School in Amersham on the Hill to bring their history topics alive in […]

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St Mary’s CofE Primary School Artist-led Project

In Autumn 2018 through to Spring 2019, as part of Amersham Museum’s People’s Story of Amersham in the 20th Century project, supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, our Learning Officer Georgina and blacksmith Peter Williamson of Petefire collaborated with year 5 and 6 pupils and teachers at St Mary’s CofE Primary School in Amersham Old Town to […]

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Amersham Museum Inaugural Golf Day on Thursday 20th June 2019

On a bright and breezy day in June we held our inaugural Golf Day in aid of Museum Fund at Harewood Downs Golf Course. Emily and Jill Mace manned the registration desk set up beside Anthony the Mobile Museum [which drew a lot of attention from both visitors and golf club members]. 44 golfers competed […]

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Mini Museum for the Under 5s

On Tuesday 4th June between 10am-11.30am, we are holding the first of our new sessions for pre-school aged children and their parents and carers. The session includes craft, free play, a trail, songs and a story, with a different museum linked theme each session. The cost is £3 per child (babies under 1 are free)

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Women at War #5: Alice Mary Wright (1880-1961)

This is the fifth in a series of posts to celebrate Women’s History Month. We will featuring amazing, local women who campaigned for women’s suffrage and supported the war effort.  Alice Mary Wright (1880-1961) was another Unitarian single women who was brought up in Lincolnshire before moving to London to teach at Channing School in […]

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Plan Your Visit

49 High Street
Old Amersham
Buckinghamshire
HP7 0DP

01494 723700
info@amershammuseum.org

OPENING TIMES

Open Wednesday to Sunday, 12 noon to 4.30pm until the end of November.

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