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Chesham Museum

Closed Now: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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A compact museum

Admission is free at this popular museum, courtesy of Waitrose, a valued supermarket near to the... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2017
Chesham, United Kingdom
Tiny, but packed with info.

Want to wander back in time, then this is the place( if its open) Everything from when Chesham made... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2016
Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible16%
18 Dec 2017
“Eye Opener”
2 Oct 2017
“A very sad story”
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15 Market Square, Chesham HP5 1HG, England
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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Not particularly about the Museum as I didn't visit it but the town itself is a gem - such varied architecture in a quaint High Street; much to admire. Do hope the dumbing down Police don't get to tangle with it - would be a...More

Thank Sheepieju
Reviewed 3 October 2017

CHESHAM Museum was an excellent small museum, illustrating much of the history of the town and its industries. Unfortunately it has now had to close, because it lost its sponsorship. This is a real shame, and the Trustees are searching for new premises that the...More

Thank Andrea P
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately, the museum is now closed, primarily due to lack of funds I believe. This is a great shame as Chesham is a great town with much history and tales to tell both social and industrial. Hope a generous benefactor will save it.

Thank Badgerisimus
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Admission is free at this popular museum, courtesy of Waitrose, a valued supermarket near to the Tube Station. There is a shop at the museum's entrance, full of interesting items for people curious about the historical market town. The staff are welcoming and highly knowledgeable...More

Thank tobyridley
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Chesham Museum is A CIRCUS that is made to look like a museum. For it is a total shambles. Dont even think of trying to order anything from HERE. Total SHAMBLES trying to order anything from here. Taken me 6 or 7 months or so...More

2  Thank perry798
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Lots of local interest, manned by volunteers, so not open every day, but it's easy to loose an hour or so browsing, but if you've any local family history or indeed just local stuff you want to research they'll pull out all the stops if...More

Thank Trevor B
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Want to wander back in time, then this is the place( if its open) Everything from when Chesham made boots to collecting watercress. Good to see old pictures of the high street, etc so you could compare today. Sensible pricing for gifts .

Thank Pedros143
Reviewed 24 March 2016

A very good use of a shop in the High Street. A good selection of artefacts, photos and information about Chesham. My visit co-incided with a lace-making display by some lovely talented women who let me have a go. not sure if my sample with...More

Thank 35sealy
Reviewed 30 October 2015

and that is about it. Was free, maybe worth a quick look around a smallroom, but no need to make an effort to go there, though the people there were nice and friendly.

Thank OzT
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Free entrance staffed by knowledgeable volunteers with a wide range of interesting exhibits situated in an historic building at the best end of town - opposite the rebuilt clock tower. Lots of places nearby to get a drink and light bite so worthy of being...More

2  Thank newoknee
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