In July 2017, Amersham Museum reopened after a substantial redevelopment and expansion into the neighbouring Victorian building. The work has resulted in the creation of  a new, stunning glass reception space, new exhibition space, a wonderful activity space and new dedicated stores for the museum’s collection. The project has also enabled the museum to better reveal their medieval building, previously hidden to the High Street. Find out more about visiting the museum

The museum’s collection has been redisplayed with more  emphasis on the 20th century and much greater access to parts of the collection, including maps and oral histories.The redisplay focuses on five key dates in the town’s history and visitors can find out about the people who lived in the town at the time, the buildings from that era and what daily life was like. Visitors can sit at the 1580s dinner table, relax in the 1930s interior and listen to the radio, watch stills from the theatre or listen to stories in Ron Haddock’s 1960s record shop.

The museum has a wonderful garden, full of plants with medicinal and domestic uses. Each is labelled to help you find out what they are and what they can be used for.

We have had to remove some of our interactive activities to keep you and our team safe during the coronavirus pandemic. Find out more about the measures we have put in place.

Amersham Museum is a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee. The museum is fully Accredited and has been open to visitors since 1991. 

The museum’s privacy policy (last updated May 2018). 

Plan Your Visit

49 High Street
Old Amersham

01494 723700
[email protected]

We are open from Wednesday to Sunday, 12 noon until 4:30pm.

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

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