• Hats off to Chesham!

    Thank you to everyone who stopped by to celebrate Hats Off with us. We had some great conversations and had fun trying on some hats!

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  • Exciting new monthly competition

    Enter our exciting new monthly competition – Where’s Winifred. First clue is now out!

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  • Chesham Museum’s new Insta team

    Millie and Kit are studying their History A Level at Chesham Grammar School and are very excited about running the Museum’s Instagram page.

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    Kit and Millie
  • Chesham Museum Receives Support for New Website and Outreach Programme

    Chesham Museum is delighted to announce that their A Future for Chesham’s Past project has received £14,150 from Arts Council England and £1,000 from the Chesham and Villages Community Board. The project will connect local people with their local history. With the help of the museum’s volunteers the project will create a new website, and a series of resources for people to explore Chesham’s heritage.

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  • Selfie trail competition winners announced

    Thank you to everyone who took part in our selfie trail competition. Congratulations to our winner and runners-up. Remember, you can still take part in the selfie trail for fun.

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  • Teddy trail competition: winner announced

    We are happy to announce that Teddy finally has a name – meet Winifred the bear! Congratulations to Kay Cullen who won the competition. Read on to find out the history behind Teddy’s new name Winifred.

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  • Chesham Museum Half term spooky shop trail

    Our Spooky Shop Trail was a big success. Thank you to everyone who took part and a special thank you to Waitrose and Partners for providing the prizes.

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  • Chesham Museum announces two new information panels in the town

    Chesham Museum is pleased to reveal two new informational panels showing the history of breweries and public houses in Chesham.

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  • Chesham Museum wins National Lottery funding

    Chesham Museum has received a National Lottery grant of £4,490 to assist in the delivery of an exciting heritage outreach project, in 5 locations in Chesham, Buckinghamshire.Made possible by money raised by National Lottery players, the project focuses on establishing 4 heritage panels on local buildings of merit and an information point in Chesham Library.

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  • The Damon Singers raise money for Chesham Museum

    We are delighted that the concert raised a total of £655.07 for Chesham Museum.

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