On the 20th, 21st and 24th - 28th September, the Museum is being used for filming and a number of our historic buildings will not be available for our visitors to see. Because of this, on these dates, we will be offering admission by donation. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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Things to do in Buckinghamshire

If you’re looking for things to do in Buckinghamshire this summer, then head on over to Chiltern Open Air Museum in Chalfont St Giles. The Museum is no ordinary museum – there are no objects in glass cases here. Instead, it is a museum of buildings set in the beautiful outdoors… Our 45 acre site

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School holiday activities

Summer school holiday activities at COAM The school summer holidays are now just a few weeks a way and there is a whole 6 weeks to fill with entertainment for the children. Don’t worry at Chiltern Open Air Museum we’ve got school holiday activities covered. Over the summer holidays we have 5 Terrific Tuesdays, 6

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No Lambs This Year – Just Kidding!

With the cold and wet weather, it’s been a challenging winter and early spring on the Museum farm. But our spirits have been kept up by the exciting news of this year’s planned new arrivals. Winter arrived early this year when it turned up unannounced last year by gate crashing autumn and refusing to go

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We’ve been Shortlisted for a Museums + Heritage Award

We’re really excited to have been shortlisted in the Museums + Heritage Awards 2018, under the Education Initiative for our literacy theme days for primary schools. In our industry this is the equivalent to being nominated for a BAFTA, so we’re very excited and very proud of our team. We’re shortlisted with some really big

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