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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.

 

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Donations are gratefully received

 

 

Exhibitions and Events

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13 Oct 2016
Abingdon County Hall Museum presents The Battle of the... more
03 Oct 2016
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MG have been in the realms of motorsport since their... more
20 Jul 2016
Abingdon Heritage Festival and Heritage Open Days 2016
The year is 1416 and the Market Place is alive with... more
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
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Visitors are invited to see a stunning display of artwork... more
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Sessions Gallery
30 September - 20 December MG have been in the realms of motorsport since theirinception in the 1920’s. Fighting... 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
Textile workshop event March 2017
Patching workshop - Hand Piecing Log Cabin Easter Hens. Friday March 17th. 10.30 a.m.- 1.00 p.m. Charge £10 including ... MORE
Childrens drop-in textile workshop February free
Childrens drop-in textile workshop.  Wednesday 15th February 11.00 a.m- 3.00 p.m. Free! Make Easter Chicks using two... MORE
Patchwork workshop event hand piecing blocks February 2017
Hand Piecing Heart Blocks Patchwork workshop for Adults. Friday February 10th 10.30a.m -1.0 p.m. Charge £10, which... MORE
Abingdon quilting patchwork workshop event January 2017
Adult workshop. Friday 20th January 10.30a.m.to 1p.m. Charge £10, which includes materials. Class size 8. Learn an... MORE

Events

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County Hall Museum
Thursday, 8 December 2016 - 7:00pm
Marjory Szurko is the speaker with an 'Edible Evening' taking inspiration from the 4th Earl of Abing... more
Abingdon quilting patchwork workshop event January 2017
Friday, 20th January10:30am-1:00pm
Adult workshop. Friday 20th January 10.30a.m.to 1p.m. Charge £10, which includes materials. Class si... more
Archaeologists
Thursday, 2 February 2017 - 7:00pm
This month's speaker is Roger Thomas on The Past Transformed, looking at the Archaeology of key Abin... more
Patchwork workshop event hand piecing blocks February 2017
Friday, 10th February10:30am-1:00pm
Hand Piecing Heart Blocks Patchwork workshop for Adults. Friday February 10th 10.30a.m -1.0 p.m. Cha... more
Childrens drop-in textile workshop February free
Wednesday, 15th February11:00am-3:00pm
Childrens drop-in textile workshop.  Wednesday 15th February 11.00 a.m- 3.00 p.m. Free! Make Easter... more
Textile workshop event March 2017
Friday, 17th March10:30am-1:00pm
Patching workshop - Hand Piecing Log Cabin Easter Hens. Friday March 17th. 10.30 a.m.- 1.00 p.m. Cha... more
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See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
St Helen's
Saturday, 17 December 2016 - 7:00pm
The Mayor of Abingdon-on-Thames, Councillor Alice Badcock, extends a warm invitation to all townspeo... more
Monday, 19 December 2016 - 2:30pm
Invitations are available to collect from 19th November until they run out. The Mayor of Abingdon, C... more
Monday, 19 December 2016 - 2:30pm
map
See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
County Hall Museum
Thursday, 8 December 2016 - 7:00pm
Marjory Szurko is the speaker with an 'Edible Evening' taking inspiration from the 4th Earl of Abing... more
Abingdon quilting patchwork workshop event January 2017
Friday, 20th January10:30am-1:00pm
Adult workshop. Friday 20th January 10.30a.m.to 1p.m. Charge £10, which includes materials. Class si... more
Archaeologists
Thursday, 2 February 2017 - 7:00pm
This month's speaker is Roger Thomas on The Past Transformed, looking at the Archaeology of key Abin... more
Patchwork workshop event hand piecing blocks February 2017
Friday, 10th February10:30am-1:00pm
Hand Piecing Heart Blocks Patchwork workshop for Adults. Friday February 10th 10.30a.m -1.0 p.m. Cha... more
Childrens drop-in textile workshop February free
Wednesday, 15th February11:00am-3:00pm
Childrens drop-in textile workshop.  Wednesday 15th February 11.00 a.m- 3.00 p.m. Free! Make Easter... more
Textile workshop event March 2017
Friday, 17th March10:30am-1:00pm
Patching workshop - Hand Piecing Log Cabin Easter Hens. Friday March 17th. 10.30 a.m.- 1.00 p.m. Cha... more
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