We are now closed for the winter. We plan to re-open to the public on 26th March 2021.

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Mad about Mud: An Intro to tracking

It’s another wet winter and it seems that all the woodland pathways and fields around the museum have turned into a mud bath! For our fifth installment of home learning resources you can find out how you can use all of this mud to your advantage! Discover lots about tracking and identifying animals including tips

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COAM fun for February half-term

Are you feeling lost for things to do this February Half Term? For our fourth installment of family learning resources, we’re providing you with some fun activities to try during the break. Have a go at following our recipes and cooking up some pancakes to celebrate Shrove Tuesday or maybe you’d like to create a

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Shrove Tuesday

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For our next installment of family learning resources, we’re getting you ready for Pancake Day! We tell you why people celebrate Pancake Day (Shrove Tuesday) as well as some of the traditions that took place (and even some that still remain!). We give you lists of ingredients for three different pancakes so you can get

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owl mask craft

Wildlife at COAM: Barn Owls

At Chiltern Open Air Museum we are very lucky to have lots of wildlife that live on our site. For this week’s home learning resource we’ve taken inspiration from that wildlife and you can find out lots about our barn owls! Download the resource and find out more about the barn owls we have here

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