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Amersham Museum

49 High St, Amersham HP7 0DP, UK

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About Amersham Museum

Amersham Museum is an award-winning museum located in a 15th-century building in the heart of old Amersham. The new museum displays explore life in the town in 1580, 1775, 1892, 1939, and 1964. Complete your visit with a wander through our wonderful herb garden, which is packed with plants used for medicinal purposes. It has collections of fossils and archaeological finds, including objects from Roman and medieval times, and displays on local crafts including chairmaking, lace making, and straw



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Milton's Cottage5.13km from Amersham Museum

Milton's Cottage is the only surviving home of the visionary poet and parliamentarian, John Milton and the place where he completed his epic masterpiece, Paradise Lost. Today it is open to the public as a museum.  It retains the charm of the 17th century home that Milton would have known whilst housing one of the world’s most important collections relating to the writer on open display.

Chenies Manor5.92km from Amersham Museum

Chenies Manor House is one of the UK’s finest Tudor Mansion Houses. Steeped in history, the Grade I Listed building is set in Buckinghamshire’s charming estate village of Chenies and overlooks the Chess Valley. It is open to visitors and used as Buckinghamshire’s choice venue for wedding ceremonies, wedding receptions, events, filming, and guided tours.

Bekonscot Model Village & Railway6.19km from Amersham Museum

The world's oldest and original model village which has a a huge model railway, 1.5 acres of well kept gardens and finely detailed model buildings Bekonscot is a great day out for everyone.

Chiltern Open Air Museum6.28km from Amersham Museum

Chiltern Open Air Museum has an eclectic collection of over 30 rescued and reconstructed historic buildings that were the workplaces or homes of ordinary people. Within the Museum’s collection are WW1 and WW2 Nissen huts, 1940s post-war prefab with a Dig for Victory allotment, Victorian toll house, replica Iron Age roundhouse, tin chapel, blacksmith’s forge, vicarage, earth cottage, medieval barn, and lots more.

The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre7.27km from Amersham Museum

The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre is a museum in the village of Great Missenden in Buckinghamshire, England. It aimed at 6 to 12 year olds and their families, has three fun and fact-packed galleries full of hands-on displays and activities. There are always free craft activities on offer, and an exciting range of workshops, events, and free storytelling sessions are run in the school holidays and at weekends.

Bovingdon Market8.12km from Amersham Museum

Bovingdon Market is the busiest and best Saturday and Bank Holiday Market in England. 400 stalls sell a huge variety of goods - fashion, fresh produce, carpets and rugs, toiletries, computer accessories, fabrics and haberdashery, tools for every job, and food to suit all tastes.

Where is Amersham Museum

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Buckinghamshire is a ceremonial county in South East England that borders Greater London to the south-east, Berkshire to the south, Oxfordshire to the west, Northamptonshire to the north, Bedfordshire to the north-east and Hertfordshire to the east.