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Abingdon County Hall Museum

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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

 

Latest News

09 Apr 2019
Abingdon Environmental Activity Notice Board Do you have an... more
17 Jan 2019
Every third Saturday of the month  Come and listen to local... more
18 Oct 2018
Abindon Museum presents: '1918: The Bloody Road to Victory... more
11 Oct 2018
From 6th October to 23rd December 2018 Very moving... more
05 Jul 2018
From Saturday 21st to Sunday 29th July 2018 -  (11:30 am -... more
7th July - 29th September 2019
Over the centuries, many artists and photographers have chosen views of Abingdon as the subject of their work. Some... MORE
5th October - 22nd December 2019
The history of Abingdon's fair tradition from the Middle Ages and its evolution into the longest street fair in Europe... MORE
In this one-day workshop you will be have the opportunity to draw prehistoric objects from the collections together... MORE
BBC RADIO Nottingham's History advisor Gareth Howell returns to recount the story of the road to WW2.  As the world... MORE

Events

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See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
Wednesday, 28th August10:30am-3:00pm
Museum Craft Activity - Changing Scenes of Abingdon Help us to create an exciting collage to exhibit... more
Thursday, 5 September 2019 - 7:00pm
Alan Copeland gave a fascinating talk on the Chilterns a short while back and this is part two.of hi... more
Saturday, 14th September10:30am-3:30pm
Abingdon Science Partnership - 'Particle Detectives' We did this event in May and it was a raging su... more
Saturday, 21st September10:30am-3:30pm
Abingdon Museum will be screening the Imperial War Museum's footage of the 1919 parade, which celebr... more
Saturday, 28th September10:30am-3:30pm
In this one-day workshop you will be have the opportunity to draw prehistoric objects from the colle... more
Thursday, 3 October 2019 - 7:00pm
The second in the programme this season is Liz Woolley an extremely good, popular speaker on The Com... more
Saturday, 12 October 2019 - 7:00pm
Abingdon Museum Friends has an annual quiz as part of town social life. 12th October is the date for... more
Friday, 15th November7:00pm-9:00pm
BBC RADIO Nottingham's History advisor Gareth Howell returns to recount the story of the road to WW2... more
map
See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
Wednesday, 28th August10:30am-3:00pm
Museum Craft Activity - Changing Scenes of Abingdon Help us to create an exciting collage to exhibit... more
Thursday, 5 September 2019 - 7:00pm
Alan Copeland gave a fascinating talk on the Chilterns a short while back and this is part two.of hi... more
Saturday, 14th September10:30am-3:30pm
Abingdon Science Partnership - 'Particle Detectives' We did this event in May and it was a raging su... more
Saturday, 21st September10:30am-3:30pm
Abingdon Museum will be screening the Imperial War Museum's footage of the 1919 parade, which celebr... more
Saturday, 28th September10:30am-3:30pm
In this one-day workshop you will be have the opportunity to draw prehistoric objects from the colle... more
Thursday, 3 October 2019 - 7:00pm
The second in the programme this season is Liz Woolley an extremely good, popular speaker on The Com... more
Saturday, 12 October 2019 - 7:00pm
Abingdon Museum Friends has an annual quiz as part of town social life. 12th October is the date for... more
Friday, 15th November7:00pm-9:00pm
BBC RADIO Nottingham's History advisor Gareth Howell returns to recount the story of the road to WW2... more
map
See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
Sunday, 6 October 2019 - 8:00pm
The tradition short service after the fair is in place is open to everyone, any denomination. Come a... more
Sunday, 10 November 2019 - 10:00am
There is a short parade from Guildhall to the Parish Church of St Helen for the Remembrance Service... more
Saturday, 30th November12:00pm-6:30pm
Santa's sleigh, lots of activities, Christmas lights switch on and there may be a firework display.... more
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See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
Wednesday, 4th September3:30pm-7:00pm
Abingdon Campus of Abingdon and Witney College has an open afternoon today mainly for people interes... more
Saturday, 14 September 2019 - 9:45am
A morning sale of home-made cakes and biscuits as a fundraiser for one of the town's local Scout tro... more
Saturday, 14 September 2019 - 10:00am
A choice of over eighty part-time courses from Abingdon Adult Learning as well as one-day courses, b... more
Saturday, 28th September9:00am-3:00pm
A date for the diary to come into the town centre to browse stalls with home made foods and crafts,... more
Saturday, 5 October 2019 - 9:30am
Support our local gude dog branch and puppy training today morning until 3.00 pm (possibly shorter p... more
Saturday, 26 October 2019 - 10:00am
At the start of the Poppy Appeal there will be a poppy themed event with cakes, interesting stalls a... more
Thursday, 26 December 2019 - 9:30am
This traditional meet of MGs is for a short period on Boxing Day there may be more information here... more
Saturday, 21 March 2020 - 10:00am
This is a competitive trading day as personal develpment for people from local schools. Students wor... more
Friday, 1 May 2020 - 9:30am
On Wednesday 1st May morning Abingdon Rotary Club will be marking May Day and welcoming the month. S... more
Sunday, 21 June 2020 - 11:00am
The succes of a Summer Solstice music event means that musicians and volunteer music lovers have joi... more
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