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What's on at Chesham Museum

Visit our exhibition space

Visit us to discover the history of Chesham’s people and places.

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Opening times

Wednesdays 10am - 4pm
Saturdays 10am - 4pm
Featured online exhibition

The changing High Street

Exploring the different types of retailers on Chesham High Street over the past 100 years.

More on this exhibition

Support the museum

Visit our exhibition space,  discover our collectionjoin an eventborrow a loan box or book a school visit, to discover how Chesham fits into the jigsaw of local, national and international history.

Activities for everyone

  • 4 schools children pointing to stickers on their tops and holding their thumbs up

    Schools and community groups

    Bringing Chesham to life with our object boxes, dressing up outfits, workshops and resources.

  • Young girl wearing a white hat that's tied under her chin

    Families

    Explore Chesham’s past with our walking trails, quizzes, competitions and ‘Fun At Home’ activities.

  • A group of older people listening to a talk during a walk around Chesham

    Older people

    Reminisce about Chesham, its past and the life stories of its residents.

  • Two adults smiling and looking down at something

    Adult learners

    We have a regular programme of guided walks, talks and temporary exhibitions, and our always popular quizzes.

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Do you have an object that you'd like to donate to the museum? Or would you like to share your story and your experiences with us? We'd love to hear from you.

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Support Chesham Museum

From donating money to sharing your time as a volunteer there are many ways that you can support the museum and help us preserve our town’s heritage.

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Chesham timeline

Scroll right to see important events in Chesham’s history

21 Century
Iron age to Bronze age events
20 Century
Victorian Britain
Georgian England to Stuart England & the Commonwealth
Timeline of Chesham historical events showing the Tudor years
Anglo Saxon Roman British
Iron Age and Bronze Age
Mesolithic/Neolithic 100million - 11600BC