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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

28 Jan 2015
Perform at Fun in the Park 2015
Plans are well under way for Abingdon’s popular summer... more
22 Jan 2015
Grand Civic Dinner
Tickets for the Mayor’s Civic Dinner on Friday 13th... more
05 Jan 2015
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council is hosting two exhibitions... more
24 Dec 2014
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council will be open as follows... more
19 Dec 2014
Winter Weather - be prepared
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council is hosting two exhibitions... more
Port Meadow during the floods
Photographs by Adrian Arbib
7 February - 19 April 2015   Port Meadow, the historically significant common land between Wolvercote and Jericho, has... MORE
Engraving by Sydney Carline
Engravings of rural Oxfordshire
5 December - 1 February An exhibition showcasing the work of Sydney Carline, Stanley Anderson and Robin Tanner. The... MORE

Events

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See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
Photograph of Osman Aldworth in WW1 uniform, his cap badge and medals
From Wednesday, 18th February to Thursday, 19th February10:30am-3:00pm
Inspired by the great heroes of WW1, the diaries and postcards they wrote and the medals they earned... more
WW1 British mess tin and equipment - Abingdon Museum attic gallery
Friday, 27th February7:00pm-9:00pm
Back by popular demand, BBC historical advisor Gareth Howell brings his captivating talks on The Gre... more
Rick Stevens presenting a German Pickelhelm
Saturday, 28th February11:00am-3:00pm
Back by popular demand, Rick Stevens presents his fantastic collection of WW1 ordnance, from Thompso... more
The fully restored Monks' Map - on display in the Museum galleries
Wednesday, 18th March7:00pm-8:00pm
Painting Conservator Ruth Bubb gives her expert insight into conservation techniques with a particul... more
Experience a view of the partial eclipse from the iconic roof viewing platform
Friday, 20th March9:00am-11:00am
FULLY BOOKED Join us on the museum roof between 9 am and 11am for an exclusive view of the partial e... more
map
See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
Climbing Wall at Fun in the Park
Saturday, 6th June11:00am-3:00pm
Fun in the Park 2015 is going to be a fantastic family fun day with climbing wall, soft play area fo... more
map
See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
Photograph of Osman Aldworth in WW1 uniform, his cap badge and medals
From Wednesday, 18th February to Thursday, 19th February10:30am-3:00pm
Inspired by the great heroes of WW1, the diaries and postcards they wrote and the medals they earned... more
WW1 British mess tin and equipment - Abingdon Museum attic gallery
Friday, 27th February7:00pm-9:00pm
Back by popular demand, BBC historical advisor Gareth Howell brings his captivating talks on The Gre... more
Rick Stevens presenting a German Pickelhelm
Saturday, 28th February11:00am-3:00pm
Back by popular demand, Rick Stevens presents his fantastic collection of WW1 ordnance, from Thompso... more
The fully restored Monks' Map - on display in the Museum galleries
Wednesday, 18th March7:00pm-8:00pm
Painting Conservator Ruth Bubb gives her expert insight into conservation techniques with a particul... more
Experience a view of the partial eclipse from the iconic roof viewing platform
Friday, 20th March9:00am-11:00am
FULLY BOOKED Join us on the museum roof between 9 am and 11am for an exclusive view of the partial e... more
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