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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 and Events

Latest News

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
14 Sep 2015
Textile Workshops designed to teach and inspire
Abingdon Museum marks the opening of the HapticArt Thames... more
BBC Historical Advisor Gareth Howell returns to Abingdon to deliver another engaging and detailed examination of ... MORE
Join Bill Pike and Diccon Dadey for an informal tour around their stunning new exhibition combining painted art with... MORE
Weavaway kids craft workshop
Kids craft workshop Become a Saxon weaver for the day and create your own lucet weave, basket or dreamcatcher to take... MORE
Kids Craft Workshop Join us for another year of cracking good fun with a whole range of Easter themed goodies to make... MORE
Free Kids Craft Workshop Help us celebrate Queen Elizabeth's 90th birthday this year by joining us in our workshop... 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
Free, museums at night, abingdon, family, activity, music, concert, performers wanted
SEE YOUR MUSEUM IN A DIFFERENT LIGHT Abingdon Museum opens after-hours inviting everyone to visit our four floors of... MORE

Events

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Weavaway kids craft workshop
From Tuesday, 16th February to Wednesday, 17th February10:30am-3:00pm
Kids craft workshop Become a Saxon weaver for the day and create your own lucet weave, basket or dre... more
Friday, 19th February7:00pm-8:30pm
BBC Historical Advisor Gareth Howell returns to Abingdon to deliver another engaging and detailed ex... more
Saturday, 20th February10:00am-3:00pm
Using his superb and vast collection of WW1 ordnance, Rick Stevens explains the trench system and th... more
Saturday, 20th February11:00am-3:00pm
Join Bill Pike and Diccon Dadey for an informal tour around their stunning new exhibition combining... more
Saturday, 26th March10:30am-3:00pm
Kids Craft Workshop Join us for another year of cracking good fun with a whole range of Easter theme... more
Wednesday, 30th March10:30am-3:00pm
Kids Craft Workshop Join us for another year of cracking good fun with a whole range of Easter theme... more
Free, museums at night, abingdon, family, activity, music, concert, performers wanted
Saturday, 14th May6:00pm-9:00pm
SEE YOUR MUSEUM IN A DIFFERENT LIGHT Abingdon Museum opens after-hours inviting everyone to visit ou... more
From Tuesday, 31st May to Wednesday, 1st June10:30am-3:00pm
Free Kids Craft Workshop Help us celebrate Queen Elizabeth's 90th birthday this year by joining us i... more
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
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See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
Monday, 14 March 2016 - 10:00am
More than 850 Commonwealth Flags will be raised in locations throughout the United Kingdom, Channel... more
map
See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
Weavaway kids craft workshop
From Tuesday, 16th February to Wednesday, 17th February10:30am-3:00pm
Kids craft workshop Become a Saxon weaver for the day and create your own lucet weave, basket or dre... more
Friday, 19th February7:00pm-8:30pm
BBC Historical Advisor Gareth Howell returns to Abingdon to deliver another engaging and detailed ex... more
Saturday, 20th February10:00am-3:00pm
Using his superb and vast collection of WW1 ordnance, Rick Stevens explains the trench system and th... more
Saturday, 20th February11:00am-3:00pm
Join Bill Pike and Diccon Dadey for an informal tour around their stunning new exhibition combining... more
Saturday, 26th March10:30am-3:00pm
Kids Craft Workshop Join us for another year of cracking good fun with a whole range of Easter theme... more
Wednesday, 30th March10:30am-3:00pm
Kids Craft Workshop Join us for another year of cracking good fun with a whole range of Easter theme... more
Free, museums at night, abingdon, family, activity, music, concert, performers wanted
Saturday, 14th May6:00pm-9:00pm
SEE YOUR MUSEUM IN A DIFFERENT LIGHT Abingdon Museum opens after-hours inviting everyone to visit ou... more
From Tuesday, 31st May to Wednesday, 1st June10:30am-3:00pm
Free Kids Craft Workshop Help us celebrate Queen Elizabeth's 90th birthday this year by joining us i... more
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
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