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Abingdon County Hall Museum

PLEASE NOTE THE MUSEUM WILL BE CLOSED ALL DAY ON 11 JUNE. REOPEN ON 12 JUNE 

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 and Events

Latest News

11 Feb 2016
Richard III abingdon museum lecture battle bosworth war of the roses
On February 19 BBC historical advisor Gareth Howell returns... more
04 Feb 2016
metal art, oil painting, abingdon, museum, heritage, days out, family
Visitors are invited to see a stunning display of artwork... more
03 Feb 2016
Battle of Barnet, wikipedia, abingdon,
Tickets are available for BBC Historical Advisor Gareth... more
18 Dec 2015
The Museum will be closed from 24 Dec - 2 January inclusive... more
26 Nov 2015
Great opportunity to start working with our lovely museum... more
27 JULY, 10 AUGUST and 24 AUGUST Free Kids Craft Workshop Explore the land that time forgot with a workshop making clay... MORE
Kids Workshop, Abingdon, Free
3 AUGUST and 17 AUGUST ONLY Free Kids Craft Workshop We'll be rocking 'round the clock and building our own musical... MORE
22 OCTOBER and 26 OCTOBER ONLY Free Kids Craft Workshop As autumn approaches we look back at the homely world of... MORE
Christmas Craft, Abingdon, Museum, Free, Kids, Activity, Family
Free Kids Craft Workshop Craft your own colourful and fancy decorations for your home with help from our fantastic... MORE
Art class, abingdon, event, adult activity, Clova
Draw with artist Clova Stuart-Hamilton from her colourful and exuberant still life assemblages and create an exotic... MORE
Childrens art workshop, clova, abingdon, family, activity, kids, free
Join Clova Stuart-Hamilton for a fun and creative art workshop, with painting, drawing and collage all based on Clova's... MORE
Sessions Gallery
9 January - 11 April Inspired by nature, artists Bill Pike and Diccon Dadey have collaborated to form a unique and... MORE
Treasure, Silver, Corporation, Abingdon, exhibition, 2016, free entry
Attic Gallery
Now on display in the museum The town of Abingdon was granted Borough status in1556, beginning an exciting new chapter... MORE
Art exhibition, abingdon, 2016
Sessions Gallery
9 July - 25 September A battered 1950s tray, an Uzbekistani bedspread from the Grand Bazaar, a faded Edwardian chaise... MORE
MG exhibition, 2016, abingdon, museum, racing, mg car
Sessions Gallery
30 September - 20 December MG have been in the realms of motorsport since theirinception in the 1920’s. Fighting... MORE

Events

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See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
From Wednesday, 27th July to Wednesday, 24th August10:30am-3:00pm
27 JULY, 10 AUGUST and 24 AUGUST Free Kids Craft Workshop Explore the land that time forgot with a w... more
Kids Workshop, Abingdon, Free
From Wednesday, 3rd August to Wednesday, 17th August10:30am-3:00pm
3 AUGUST and 17 AUGUST ONLY Free Kids Craft Workshop We'll be rocking 'round the clock and building... more
Art class, abingdon, event, adult activity, Clova
Wednesday, 14th September10:00am-12:00pm
Draw with artist Clova Stuart-Hamilton from her colourful and exuberant still life assemblages and c... more
Childrens art workshop, clova, abingdon, family, activity, kids, free
Saturday, 17th September10:00am-3:00pm
Join Clova Stuart-Hamilton for a fun and creative art workshop, with painting, drawing and collage a... more
From Saturday, 22nd October to Wednesday, 26th October10:30am-3:00pm
22 OCTOBER and 26 OCTOBER ONLY Free Kids Craft Workshop As autumn approaches we look back at the hom... more
Christmas Craft, Abingdon, Museum, Free, Kids, Activity, Family
Saturday, 3rd December10:30am-3:00pm
Free Kids Craft Workshop Craft your own colourful and fancy decorations for your home with help from... more
map
See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
From Wednesday, 27th July to Wednesday, 24th August10:30am-3:00pm
27 JULY, 10 AUGUST and 24 AUGUST Free Kids Craft Workshop Explore the land that time forgot with a w... more
Kids Workshop, Abingdon, Free
From Wednesday, 3rd August to Wednesday, 17th August10:30am-3:00pm
3 AUGUST and 17 AUGUST ONLY Free Kids Craft Workshop We'll be rocking 'round the clock and building... more
Art class, abingdon, event, adult activity, Clova
Wednesday, 14th September10:00am-12:00pm
Draw with artist Clova Stuart-Hamilton from her colourful and exuberant still life assemblages and c... more
Childrens art workshop, clova, abingdon, family, activity, kids, free
Saturday, 17th September10:00am-3:00pm
Join Clova Stuart-Hamilton for a fun and creative art workshop, with painting, drawing and collage a... more
From Saturday, 22nd October to Wednesday, 26th October10:30am-3:00pm
22 OCTOBER and 26 OCTOBER ONLY Free Kids Craft Workshop As autumn approaches we look back at the hom... more
Christmas Craft, Abingdon, Museum, Free, Kids, Activity, Family
Saturday, 3rd December10:30am-3:00pm
Free Kids Craft Workshop Craft your own colourful and fancy decorations for your home with help from... more
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