AMERSHAM THROUGH A LENS

George Ward (1860–1943) was well known in Amersham as a town councillor, cycle and motor engineer, founder of Amersham Town Band and a keen photographer.   Please click on this […]

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Vacancy for a Retail Volunteer

Amersham Museum is looking for a volunteer Retail Manager. The key responsibilities are: To manage the museum shop and oversee changes made to the presentation and range of our merchandise […]

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The Regent – Amersham’s lost cinema

by Alison Bailey March 2021  LAST HOUSE FOR THE REGENT In Amersham-on-the-Hill, 59 years ago this week, 100s of people could be seen queueing down Sycamore Road. They were waiting […]

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RIDGE AND FURROW IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE

A TALK BY JULIAN HUNT, 1ST MARCH AT 2:30 PM The landscape of North Buckinghamshire is full of ridge and furrow, the remains of common arable fields where each strip […]

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Amersham’s Link to Whaling

The Wellerman – Amersham’s unexpected link to whaling and the social media craze for sea shanties You may be aware that this is the chorus of a sea shanty that […]

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THE GREAT BLIZZARD OF 1881

JANUARY 2021 MARKS THE 140TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE WORST BLIZZARD IN RECENT BRITISH HISTORY. In mid January 1881 there was bitterly cold weather throughout Wales and southern England below the […]

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Plan Your Visit

49 High Street
Old Amersham
Buckinghamshire
HP7 0DP

01494 723700
[email protected]

The museum is closed for the winter, we will reopen on Saturday 11th February 2023.

“Enjoyed our visit to this wonderful interactive museum where you are positively encouraged to touch things!”

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