Refugee Week 2023

The Museum was delighted to take part in Amersham’s first celebration of national Refugee Week in 2023. Refugee Week is the world’s largest arts & culture festival celebrating the contributions, creativity […]

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200 Club Draw

One winner this month for £100: ¨¨¨ No 73 Colin Wills   If you would like to join the 200 Club, please click on this link.

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2024 Amersham Museum Calendar is now on sale

Amersham Museum’s 2024 calendar will feature 13 photographs from our George Ward collection of glass plate negatives. George Ward (1860-1943) captured some iconic images of both people and buildings in […]

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Lacemakers at the Museum

Come and see the traditional craft of lacemaking in action! On Sunday 28 May we will have volunteer lacemakers demonstrating how bobbin lace in made in the Woodcock Room. There […]

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A new article by Alison Bailey.  Grade II Listed Newland Park in Chalfont St Peter was once a grand country estate in hundreds of acres, which was re-built in the […]

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200 Club Draw

Three winners this month all for £100: ¨¨¨ No1 Ernest Newhouse No 12 Linda Gould No 2  Richard English If you would like to join the 200 Club, please click […]

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Amersham Museum will be closed on Saturday 6 May to allow staff and volunteers to enjoy the Coronation. We will be open as usual on Sunday 7 May. We will […]

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Dr Bertram Abrahams

The first official railway service to Amersham left Baker Street at 10.47am on 1 September 1892. This established Amersham as a town within easy reach of the capital, and the […]

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Plan Your Visit

Opening hours:

Wednesday to Sunday, and Bank Holiday Mondays, 12noon to 4:30pm

49 High Street
Old Amersham

01494 723700
[email protected]


“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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