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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.

Free Admission

Donations are gratefully received

Please click here for a virtual tour of the museum.

Latest News

21 Apr 2021
We are pleased to announce that we will be reopening our... more
18 Jan 2021
The unexpected outbreak of COVID-19 deeply re-framed our... more
25 Sep 2020
The specimen was discovered in a local gravel pit at Oday... more
05 Sep 2020
We are pleased to announce phase one of reopening to... more
11 Aug 2020
Bob Frampton and Mayor Charlie Birks congratulate Ruth... more
Reopening date 18th May 2021
We are pleased to announce that we will be reopening our doors on Tuesday 18th May 2021, subject to government guidance... MORE
A digital presentation throughout March 2021
To celebrate Women’s History Month, Abingdon Museum has come up with a special project to tell the stories of the Women... MORE
Craft - Trails - Crosswords - Online Jigsaws and more
Enjoy some indoor activities from home. EASTER FUN ACTIVITIES Stone Faces Scavenger Hunt - Outdoor activity Easter Word... MORE
Abingdon Museum Collecting Project
This museum project is still ongoing. Abingdon Museum is collecting stories of life during Coronavirus. The aim of this... MORE

Events

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From Tuesday, 18th May to Sunday, 23rd May10:00am-4:00pm
Local artist Ticia Lever is taking part in Oxfordshire Artweeks with a variety of bird images worked... more
From Tuesday, 18th May to Sunday, 27th June10:00am-4:00pm
Explore with HapticArt the many and varied treasures of Abingdon Museum. This group of textile and m... more
map
See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
From Tuesday, 18th May to Sunday, 23rd May10:00am-4:00pm
Local artist Ticia Lever is taking part in Oxfordshire Artweeks with a variety of bird images worked... more
From Tuesday, 18th May to Sunday, 27th June10:00am-4:00pm
Explore with HapticArt the many and varied treasures of Abingdon Museum. This group of textile and m... more
map
See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
From Monday, 7th June to Saturday, 26th June9:30am-3:00pm
The fishing season runs between 16th June to 14th March and to fish within this time, all anglers mu... more
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See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
From Saturday, 15th May to Sunday, 23rd May10:00am-4:00pm
For Artweeks 2021, households from the Workhouse Estate have joined with the ‘Pop Up Arts Collective... more
Monday, 17 May 2021 - 1:00pm
Our town's cinema on Abbey Close is sharing its new film programme with its list of customers and so... more
Wednesday, 19 May 2021 - 7:30pm
With growing popularity this quiz is free to enter a team of six online. It lasts from 7.30 pm to ap... more
Friday, 21 May 2021 - 7:45pm
Status Quo tribute band Jon is brilliant. Check the status of this event and book rather than just t... more
Wednesday, 16 June 2021 - 12:15pm
This quiz is free to enter a team of six online. It lasts from 7.30 pm to approximately 8.30 pm. Org... more
Saturday, 19 June 2021 - 11:00am
This Midsummer tradition after the election of the Town Mayor in May, Ock Street in June hold a vote... more
Tuesday, 22 June 2021 - 3:30pm
Get the College course dates into your diary. After over a year of very successful webinars and virt... more
Saturday, 4th September10:00am-3:30pm
This is advance notice of Healthy Abingdon's festival in the Market Place on first weekend in Septem... more
From Saturday, 18th September to Sunday, 19th September10:00am-4:00pm
The theme for this year's Heritage Open Days is Edible Abingdon on Thames (EAT) We have exciting pla... more
Saturday, 9 October 2021 - 9:30am
This event is normally very popular, a simple sale of dog-related cards, gifts, dog waste bags and t... more
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