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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

18 Jan 2018
Things to do, Abingdon, Museum, Events, Family activities, day out, craft, workshop, art
Saturday 27th January, 10:00am-12:00pm   Join artist... more
12 Oct 2017
The Cunning Little Vixen, a special screening and talk by... more
12 Oct 2017
1917: The Search for Victory   Friday, 10th... more
29 Sep 2017
Comic Capers
To tie in with the launch of the fantastic new exhibition... more
11 Apr 2017
Abingdon County Hall Museum are seeking volunteers. If you... more
The Green Man, music, myth, childrens activity, abingdon, to do in abingdon
Price: £6.00  Time: 10am-12pm Aprons and all equipment supplied. Free tea/coffee for accompanying adults Join artist... 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 in 1556, beginning an exciting new... MORE
MG Design office Abingdon exhibition sportscar MGB MGA MGTC magnette
14 April - 24 June 2018
Image credit British Motor Heritage Museum As an international brand, MG has survived almost a century of change,... MORE
Great War Propaganda, conscription, ww1 Abingdon
6 October - 23 December
A collection of wartime conscription and propaganda posters portrays a unique and insightful view of the Great War.... MORE
Robert Strange squashed art, pop art, abingdon, dice, cards, games, recycling
1 April to 24 June
The colourful world of everyday items such as junk and toys is often overlooked. Artist Robert Strange - recently... MORE
Indian army in the first world war, ww1, great war, abingdon, untold story, 100 years commemoration
6 - 28 October 2018
Formed from a collaborative project led by Oxford University’s History Faculty and the Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum,... MORE
Our Respect Effect, art, abingdon, Style Acre, special exhibition
10 - 15 May 2018
In recent months we have been exploring the subject of respect; respecting ourselves and respecting others, so we can... MORE
Abingdon area archaeological and historical society, history, roman, saxon, local digs
7 July - 23 September
For fifty years the Abingdon Archaeological and Historical Society has been at the forefront of research into the town’... MORE

Events

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The Green Man, music, myth, childrens activity, abingdon, to do in abingdon
Saturday, 27th January10:00am-12:00pm
Price: £6.00  Time: 10am-12pm Aprons and all equipment supplied. Free tea/coffee for accompanying ad... more
Mythical Monsters, Abingdon, Volunteer craft, workshop, things to do
Tuesday, 13th February10:30am-3:00pm
Dive in to the mystical world of monsters, myths and tales with this workshop creating masks, silhou... more
Tuesday, 20 February 2018 - 3:00pm
Tim Healey explores the story behind the mysterious leafy mask seen on our old parish churches, in 1... more
abingdon museum, easter, crafts, family activity
Tuesday, 3rd April10:30am-3:00pm
Another year of our popular festive fun workshop making Easter style crafts. What shell we make this... more
abingdon museum, easter, crafts, family activity
Saturday, 7th April10:30am-3:00pm
Another year of our popular festive fun workshop making Easter style crafts. What shell we make this... more
abingdon museum, crafts, building, history, family activity
Thursday, 31st May10:30am-3:00pm
Construct your own 3D building, or can you recreate one of Abingdon's historic buildings using card... more
Friday, 27th July10:00am-4:00pm
To celebrare the AAAHS 50th anniversary there will be a number of children and famliy activities tak... more
abingdon museum, crafts, puppets, history, family activity
Tuesday, 31st July10:30am-3:00pm
Be your own master of pupptes. Try making your own sock-puppet, moving animal or pop-up model in thi... more
abingdon museum, weather, crafts, family activity
Thursday, 9th August10:30am-3:00pm
Come rain or shine, become a weather reporter for the day by making rainbow mobiles, weather charts... more
abingdon museum, crafts, summer, history, family activity
Tuesday, 21st August10:30am-3:00pm
Its time to get creative! Come and design something amazing from a wide range of exciting and colour... more
map
See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
Saturday, 27th January7:00pm-10:30pm
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Cllr Jan Morter, is hosting a Charity Race Night at The Loose Canno... more
Saturday, 3rd February7:30pm-9:30pm
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Cllr Jan Morter, is hosting a Joint concert with Oxford Welsh Male... more
Saturday, 2 June 2018 - 11:00am
Free fun for all the family by day, live music with good bands in the evening. Hold the date for one... more
map
See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
The Green Man, music, myth, childrens activity, abingdon, to do in abingdon
Saturday, 27th January10:00am-12:00pm
Price: £6.00  Time: 10am-12pm Aprons and all equipment supplied. Free tea/coffee for accompanying ad... more
Mythical Monsters, Abingdon, Volunteer craft, workshop, things to do
Tuesday, 13th February10:30am-3:00pm
Dive in to the mystical world of monsters, myths and tales with this workshop creating masks, silhou... more
Tuesday, 20 February 2018 - 3:00pm
Tim Healey explores the story behind the mysterious leafy mask seen on our old parish churches, in 1... more
abingdon museum, easter, crafts, family activity
Tuesday, 3rd April10:30am-3:00pm
Another year of our popular festive fun workshop making Easter style crafts. What shell we make this... more
abingdon museum, easter, crafts, family activity
Saturday, 7th April10:30am-3:00pm
Another year of our popular festive fun workshop making Easter style crafts. What shell we make this... more
abingdon museum, crafts, building, history, family activity
Thursday, 31st May10:30am-3:00pm
Construct your own 3D building, or can you recreate one of Abingdon's historic buildings using card... more
Friday, 27th July10:00am-4:00pm
To celebrare the AAAHS 50th anniversary there will be a number of children and famliy activities tak... more
abingdon museum, crafts, puppets, history, family activity
Tuesday, 31st July10:30am-3:00pm
Be your own master of pupptes. Try making your own sock-puppet, moving animal or pop-up model in thi... more
abingdon museum, weather, crafts, family activity
Thursday, 9th August10:30am-3:00pm
Come rain or shine, become a weather reporter for the day by making rainbow mobiles, weather charts... more
abingdon museum, crafts, summer, history, family activity
Tuesday, 21st August10:30am-3:00pm
Its time to get creative! Come and design something amazing from a wide range of exciting and colour... more
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