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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Amersham Museum Commissions Learning Volunteer Training

As part of the museum’s two- year-long Heritage Lottery Fund supported project, The People’s Story of Amersham in the 20th Century, Learning Officer Georgina Barrett this month collaborated with Holly Bee from GEM (Group for Education in Museums) to develop a bespoke training session for the museum’s team of learning volunteers. This session aimed to increase confidence […]

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Our Lady’s Catholic Primary School Artist-led Project

In 2018, 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 local community artist and schools practitioner Anna Schofield of Anna’s Funky Art, worked together with Our Lady’s Catholic Primary School in Chesham Bois to create a tiled mural celebrating […]

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Women at War #4: Catherine Courtauld (1878-1972)

This is the fourth in a series of posts to celebrate Women’s History Month. We will be featuring amazing, local women who lived locally 100 years ago, campaigning for women’s suffrage and supporting the war effort.  Catherine Courtauld lived in Great Missenden with her sister Sydney Renee, both of whom were committed Suffragists and Unitarians. […]

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Women at War #3: Margaret MacDonald (1870-1911)

This is the third in a series of posts to celebrate Women’s History Month. We will be featuring amazing, local women who lived locally 100 years ago, campaigning for women’s suffrage and supporting the war effort.  Margaret Gladstone MacDonald was a celebrated social reformer and suffragist and the wife of the Labour politician James Ramsay […]

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Plan Your Visit

49 High Street
Old Amersham
Buckinghamshire
HP7 0DP

01494 723700
info@amershammuseum.org

OPENING TIMES

In December the museum is only open on Saturday 7th, Sunday 8th, Saturday 14th, Sunday 15th December, 12 noon to 4.30pm. We are then closed until February 2020. We are open for special events and groups throughout the year.

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