This was a project designed to reach out to people in their homes, who may have trouble getting out, and help them record their Life Story. Everyone has a story to tell and over 18 months we had the privilege to help some people record theirs. We went out to various groups to tell them about the project as well as advertising in local publications and local associations. Trained volunteers then visited people in their homes over several sessions and they then wrote up the life story. Once this was final and all parties were happy with it, a printed copy was made for the person to keep, and if they agreed the Museum kept a copy as well.
Reminiscence at Home Sessions
“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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