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Abingdon County Hall Museum

Abingdon County Hall Museum’s aim is to present the history of Abingdon and the surrounding locality in the most informative, exciting and accessible way possible. We will continue to develop the museum in line with visitor comments and town activities with the intention to create exhibitions combining importance to the locality, people, educational significance and interest for as broad an audience as possible.

 

Free Admission

Donations are gratefully received

 

 

Exhibitions

Latest News

19 Mar 2014
MG 90 exhibition opens
We are delighted to announce the opening of a special... more
18 Jan 2014
The new exhibition in the Sessions Gallery at the museum is... more
18 Jan 2014
The lunchtime lecture by John Homewood on the Wild Rose... more
17 Dec 2013
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from everyone at the... more
28 Nov 2013
Showing off on Charter Day at the Museum The children of... more
Inside Diamond Light Source
14th January - 27th April Diamond Light Source, just south of Abingdon-on-Thames, is the UK’s national synchrotron... MORE
Celebrating 90 years of MG
90 Years of the MG Marque
18th March - 20th July The initials MG for Morris Garages have had a special meaning since 1924, when the first sports... MORE
A collection of traditional toys and games
Drop in family activity. Museum Arcade and Kempster Room Be transported back through 100 years of playground games.... MORE
Easter Craft Day
NOW RUNNING ON TWO DAYS!  8th April 12.30 - 15.30 9th April 10.00 - 14.00   Drop in family activity Make it a Happy... MORE
Early MG Logo
Drop in family activity. Museum Kempster Room To mark the celebration of MG’s 90 years we will be creating some fun... MORE
Fabric Frame. How creative can you be?
Drop in family activity. Museum Kempster Room As part of your visit to the new HDR Photos of Abingdon exhibition, join... MORE
David Buckland Copyright - Museum Front
An exhibition by David Buckland
May 2 - September 16 2014 David Buckland and Abingdon County Hall Museum present a unique range of High Dynamic Range (... MORE
Saxon Pottery
Drop in family activity. Museum Kempster Room Using replica Roman, Saxon and Iron Age pottery pieces from the Museum as... MORE
Archaeological pieces on display at the museum
A free drop in event. Meet the expert: come and bring your archaeological finds to the museum and discover something... MORE

Events

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See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
A collection of traditional toys and games
Saturday, 31st May10:30am-3:30pm

Drop in family activity. Museum Arcade and Kempster Room

Be transported back through 100... more

Early MG Logo
Saturday, 28th June10:30am-3:30pm

Drop in family activity. Museum Kempster Room

To mark the celebration of MG’s 90 years w... more

Archaeological pieces on display at the museum
Saturday, 12th July10:30am-3:30pm

A free drop in event. Meet the expert: come and bring your archaeological finds to the museum and... more

Saxon Pottery
Saturday, 26th July10:30am-3:30pm

Drop in family activity. Museum Kempster Room

Using replica Roman, Saxon and Iron Age po... more

Fabric Frame. How creative can you be?
Wednesday, 13th August10:30am-3:30pm

Drop in family activity. Museum Kempster Room

As part of your visit to the new HDR Photo... more

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See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
Old Abbey House
Wednesday, 7 May 2014 - 7:00pm

The Council's Annual Meeting.

Families enjoying Fun in the Park
Saturday, 7th June11:00am-3:00pm

Fun in the Park & Music in the Park 2014... more

Abingdon-on-Thames Craft Fair
Saturday, 14th June9:00am-3:00pm

This year's summer Craft Fair will be the perfect opportunity to buy unique, handcrafted gifts fo... more

Abingdon-on-Thames Youth Music Festival
Saturday, 12th July11:00am-2:00pm

A wonderful opportunity to see and hear talented young musicians from schools and community group... more

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See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
Comedy club, Comedy night, whats on abingdon, whats on oxford, friday nights oxford, friday nights abingdon
Friday, 25th April7:30pm-11:00pm

We have moved our successful Comedy Club to the last Friday of the month. Its cheap at £12 and th... more

Example of a ceroc class for all ages
Tuesday, 29 April 2014 - 7:30pm

Ceroc is an abbreviation of the French phrase c'est Rock. We have been introducing complete begin... more

Example of a ceroc class for all ages
Tuesday, 6 May 2014 - 7:30pm

Ceroc is an abbreviation of the French phrase c'est Rock. We have been introducing complete begin... more

Example of a ceroc class for all ages
Tuesday, 13 May 2014 - 7:30pm

Ceroc is an abbreviation of the French phrase c'est Rock. We have been introducing complete begin... more

Example of a ceroc class for all ages
Tuesday, 20 May 2014 - 7:30pm

Ceroc is an abbreviation of the French phrase c'est Rock. We have been introducing complete begin... more

Example of a ceroc class for all ages
Tuesday, 27 May 2014 - 7:30pm

Ceroc is an abbreviation of the French phrase c'est Rock. We have been introducing complete begin... more

Comedy club, Comedy night, whats on abingdon, whats on oxford, friday nights oxford, friday nights abingdon
Friday, 30th May7:30pm-11:00pm

We have moved our successful Comedy Club to the last Friday of the month. Its cheap at £12 and th... more

Example of a ceroc class for all ages
Tuesday, 3 June 2014 - 7:30pm

Ceroc is an abbreviation of the French phrase c'est Rock. We have been introducing complete begin... more

Example of a ceroc class for all ages
Tuesday, 10 June 2014 - 7:30pm

Ceroc is an abbreviation of the French phrase c'est Rock. We have been introducing complete begin... more

Example of a ceroc class for all ages
Tuesday, 17 June 2014 - 7:30pm

Ceroc is an abbreviation of the French phrase c'est Rock. We have been introducing complete begin... more

map
See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
A collection of traditional toys and games
Saturday, 31st May10:30am-3:30pm

Drop in family activity. Museum Arcade and Kempster Room

Be transported back through 100... more

Early MG Logo
Saturday, 28th June10:30am-3:30pm

Drop in family activity. Museum Kempster Room

To mark the celebration of MG’s 90 years w... more

Archaeological pieces on display at the museum
Saturday, 12th July10:30am-3:30pm

A free drop in event. Meet the expert: come and bring your archaeological finds to the museum and... more

Saxon Pottery
Saturday, 26th July10:30am-3:30pm

Drop in family activity. Museum Kempster Room

Using replica Roman, Saxon and Iron Age po... more

Fabric Frame. How creative can you be?
Wednesday, 13th August10:30am-3:30pm

Drop in family activity. Museum Kempster Room

As part of your visit to the new HDR Photo... more