Amersham Museum is an award-winning, accredited, independent museum, sharing the stories of local people and places. The museum is housed in part of a Grade II listed medieval hall house in the heart of Amersham, a historic market town. The museum has a beautiful physic garden, next to the River Misbourne.
The museum attracts around 10,000 visitors a year (pre Covid) including school children in organised visits, general public visitors of all ages, and attendees at our programme of events and activities.
We have three paid part-time staff: a Director, a Learning Officer and a Collections Manager. The museum is committed to an inclusive approach to all aspects of its work.
We run a wide range of activities for people of all ages, including reminiscence groups, singing, art and literature workshops and an accredited art club for children. We have a vintage vehicle, used as a mobile museum for outreach events in the community. We have a programme of exhibitions and events. as well as a schools learning programme. We offer voluntary opportunities for around 125 people and thrive on their support for all aspects of the museum's work.