Opening Up Literature

On Tuesday afternoons, the Tony Woodcock Room is host to a range of classes that offer a new perspective on literature. Join us to take part in seminars that range from Shakespeare to Creative Writing and Classical Mythology to the latest fiction. All welcome – absolutely no prior knowledge needed. Contact or call 01494 […]

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Read Alison Bailey’s latest feature for the Bucks Free Press, “A walk around Amersham-on-the-Hill“

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Great Days Out in Bucks

Amersham Museum is featured in the new flyer produced by Visit Buckinghamshire. It promotes great days out and will be distributed to group tour organisers and other relevant partners. Click on this link to access the flyer

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Cancellation of Mini Museum tomorrow

Unfortunately there is no Mini Museum session tomorrow, Friday 17th January. We apologise for any inconvenience. The next session is on Friday 14th February, 10am-11.30am     

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Opening Up Literature classes are open to everyone— no prior knowledge needed. All classes take place in the Amersham Museum, Old Amersham. The cost of a ten week course is £150 which includes a copy of the book being studied. The tutor is Mary Sharp. Mary is an experienced broadcaster and teacher with particular expertise […]

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KS3 to support the teaching of women and suffrage in history

With the support of the Heritage Fund Amersham Museum has recently launched new teaching resources for KS3 to support the teaching of women and suffrage in history. Over the last 18 months we’ve been researching the contribution of local women to WWI and the campaign for suffrage. We’ve uncovered some incredible stories which we’ve published […]

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Lest We Forget

by Alison Bailey This week we are wearing our red poppies with pride and many of us will attend moving Remembrance services on Sunday. The British Legion’s soldier silhouette is once again marking the roadsides of many villages in the area. Whilst it is imperative that we remember the terrible sacrifice of a generation of […]

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Mini Museum 18th October

Unfortunately it has been necessary to cancel the Mini Museum session on the 18th October, we apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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Chilterns Heritage Festival

Amersham Museum is proud to be a partner in delivering the Chilterns Heritage Festival this year! Celebrate local heritage & connect with the past with a fortnight of events organised by the. As part of the festival, the museum is hosting a private guided tour on the 27th September.

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Plan Your Visit

49 High Street
Old Amersham

01494 723700


The museum will re-open on Saturday 22nd August. We will be open at weekends only, 12 noon to 4.30pm. We ask that you pre-book your visit

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