Amersham Museum

Amersham Museum

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  • Arts
  • Education
  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Local / community
  • Museums / heritage
  • Older people / later life
  • Young people

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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.

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