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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

05 Jul 2018
From Saturday 21st to Sunday 29th July 2018 -  (11:30 am -... more
27 May 2018
This Half-term get crafty and construct your own 3D... more
27 May 2018
DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES THIS EVENT HAS BEEN... more
01 May 2018
Wednesday, 30th May 2018 (12 - 2 pm) Taking inspiration... more
08 Apr 2018
Sunday 15th April 2018 Exclusive 'MG made in Abingdon' book... more
7 July - 23 September
For fifty years the Abingdon Archaeological and Historical Society has been at the forefront of research into the town’... 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
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
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
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
Green man in woods
13th January to the 18th March 2018
Caroline Ritson and Barbara Payne invite visitors to explore the mystery of the Ridgeway landscape, search for faces of... MORE

Events

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See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
Saturday, 21 July 2018 - 11:30am
Gallery Talks - AAAHS 50th Anniversary There have been many books written about the world-famous spo... more
Sunday, 22 July 2018 - 11:30am
Gallery Talks - AAAHS 50th Anniversary We will meet at the Opthalmosaur showcase and enjoy together... more
Tuesday, 24 July 2018 - 11:30am
Gallery Talks - AAAHS 50th Anniversary This talk will discuss how coats of arms arose and how herald... more
Wednesday, 25 July 2018 - 11:30am
Gallery Talks - AAAHS 50th Anniversary Abingdon's Islamic enamelled glass beaker is the Archaeologic... more
Thursday, 26 July 2018 - 11:30am
Gallery Talks - AAAHS 50th Anniversary The "Monks' Map" as an example of early English map-making is... more
Friday, 27th July10:30am-3:30pm
In celebration of the AAAHS 50th anniversary there will be a number of children and famliy activitie... more
Saturday, 28th July10:30am-3:30pm
In celebration of the AAAHS 50th anniversary there will be a number of children and famliy activitie... more
Sunday, 29 July 2018 - 11:30am
Gallery Talks - AAAHS 50th Anniversary We will meet at the Opthalmosaur showcase and enjoy together... 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
map
See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
Saturday, 21 July 2018 - 11:30am
Gallery Talks - AAAHS 50th Anniversary There have been many books written about the world-famous spo... more
Sunday, 22 July 2018 - 11:30am
Gallery Talks - AAAHS 50th Anniversary We will meet at the Opthalmosaur showcase and enjoy together... more
Tuesday, 24 July 2018 - 11:30am
Gallery Talks - AAAHS 50th Anniversary This talk will discuss how coats of arms arose and how herald... more
Wednesday, 25 July 2018 - 11:30am
Gallery Talks - AAAHS 50th Anniversary Abingdon's Islamic enamelled glass beaker is the Archaeologic... more
Thursday, 26 July 2018 - 11:30am
Gallery Talks - AAAHS 50th Anniversary The "Monks' Map" as an example of early English map-making is... more
Friday, 27th July10:30am-3:30pm
In celebration of the AAAHS 50th anniversary there will be a number of children and famliy activitie... more
Saturday, 28th July10:30am-3:30pm
In celebration of the AAAHS 50th anniversary there will be a number of children and famliy activitie... more
Sunday, 29 July 2018 - 11:30am
Gallery Talks - AAAHS 50th Anniversary We will meet at the Opthalmosaur showcase and enjoy together... 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
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